Juan Cuadrado and Alex Sandro become latest Juventus players to test positive for Covid-19 and will miss AC Milan clash… as club delays journey to San Siro amid fears of mass outbreak
- Juan Cuadrado and Alex Sandro have each tested positive for Covid-19 this week
- The pair are the latest Juventus players to contract the virus after prior cases
- Juve have delayed their trip to Milan to face league leaders AC as a result
- Paulo Dybala has only just recovered after suffering from the illness
Juventus have delayed their travel to Milan ahead of a crunch derby after Juan Cuadrado and Alex Sandro each tested positive for coronavirus.
Both players returned positive results this week and join the likes of Cristiano Ronaldo and Paulo Dybala in Juve stars who have previously contracted the virus.
Now Juve will alter there travel arrangements to face league leaders AC Milan on Wednesday night and will leave much later than first planned, according to Football Italia.
Juventus duo Juan Cuadrado and Alex Sandro have tested positive for Covid-19
Juve are said to be mindful of a breakout in the squad, and are now acting to closely monitor the situation and avoid the unwanted scenario of a possible match postponement.
Defender Sandro tested positive for COVID-19 on Monday, with Cuadrado’s test being confirmed on Tuesday afternoon.
Juventus will now err on the side of caution and stay in Turin until the results of the latest round of swabs arrive on Wednesday morning.
Both Paulo Dybala and Cristiano Ronaldo have already suffered with coronavirus at Juventus
It is a short bus journey to Milan from Turin, meaning the club will only be marginally hindered by the safety process now put in place.
The game is set to kick off, as things stand, at 19.45 GMT (20.45 local time) inside the famous San Siro.
AC Milan remain undefeated this season, and sit one point clear of second-placed Inter after 15 matches played.
Juve have played 14 domestic fixtures so far, though have lost one game and drawn six.
Andrea Pirlo’s side lay in fifth place on 27 points as a result, ten points behind Milan at the summit.
Juve’s clash with Serie A leaders AC Milan on Wednesday night has now come under threat
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