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Pep Guardiola tests positive for Covid-19; seven Man City players isolating

Pep Guardiola tests positive for Covid-19; seven Man City players isolating

Pep Guardiola will miss Manchester City’s FA Cup third-round tie at Swindon on Friday after testing positive for Covid-19.

The City manager recorded a positive test on Tuesday along with assistant Juanma Lillo.

Both are now isolating, along with a number of other positive cases within the first-team bubble, Man City confirmed.

The club now have 14 backroom staff and seven first-team players isolating due to Covid-19.

Assistant coach Rodolfo Borrell will take charge of the team for the trip to Swindon.

As things stand, Friday’s FA Cup match at the County Ground will go ahead.

Following the fixture with Swindon, City are scheduled to face Chelsea in the Premier League at the Etihad on Saturday, January 15.

Earlier on Thursday, Burnley revealed manager Sean Dyche will miss their tie at home to Huddersfield Town after he tested positive for Covid-19.

His assistant Ian Woan will now take charge of the side until Dyche returns from his isolation period.

Source: BBC

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