Aouar out of Lyon season opener after positive Covid-19 test
Lyon added that Aouar would “return to training with the first-team squad in 10 to 15 days, depending on his next follow-up tests.” Read Also: Juventus dream Messi, Ronaldo combination He has been withdrawn from the France squad he was named in Thursday by coach Didier Deschamps for next month’s Nations League matches against Sweden and Croatia. The uncapped Aouar will be replaced by former Lyon star Nabil Fekir, currently at Real Betis. Manchester United midfielder Paul Pogba was omitted from the initial squad after he also tested positive for Covid-19. FacebookTwitterWhatsAppEmail分享 Promoted ContentBirds Enjoy Living In A Gallery Space Created For ThemBest Car Manufacturers In The WorldThe Highest Paid Football Players In The WorldEver Thought Of Sleeping Next To Celebs? This Guy Will Show You2020 Tattoo Trends: Here’s What You’ll See This Year8 Addictive And Fun Coffee FactsThe Very Last Bitcoin Will Be Mined Around 2140. Read More7 Facts About Black Holes That Will Blow Your Mind5 Of The World’s Most Unique Theme Parks7 Universities Where Getting An Education Costs A Hefty PennyWho Is The Most Powerful Woman On Earth?Couples Who Celebrated Their Union In A Unique, Unforgettable Way “As soon as the results were made known, Houssem was put into isolation for a fortnight while still being completely asymptomatic.”Advertisement Loading… Midfielder Houssem Aouar was ruled out of Lyon’s first match of the Ligue 1 season against Dijon on Friday after testing positive for Covid-19, his club announced shortly before kick-off. Aouar, 22, returned a positive result following a round of testing carried out on members of the Lyon squad and coaching staff on Thursday. “The results received this morning by the medical management of the club revealed that Houssem Aouar is the only player in the squad to have tested positive for Covid-19,” the club said in a statement.