Zlatan Ibrahimovic returns ANOTHER positive coronavirus test in AC Milan’s latest batch of swabs… as legendary striker continues to recover with just nine days to go until derby with Inter
- The 39-year-old Milan striker first tested positive on September 24
- He went into quarantine but posted an Instagram video of him training at home
- Ibrahimovic must test negative twice before he can return to the Milan squad
Zlatan Ibrahimovic could miss the Milan derby next week after AC Milan revealed that the veteran Swede had again tested positive for coronavirus
The 39-year-old striker first tested positive on September 24, prompting him to fire off a feisty tweet: ‘The Covid had the courage to challenge me. Bad idea.’
He went into quarantine, missing the last three games, but posted a video on Instagram of him training at home.
AC Milan announced that Zlatan Ibrahimovic had again tested positive for coronavirus
The Serie A club conducted a new round of tests and announced on Thursday that Ibrahimovic and defender Leo Duarte are still positive.
Ibrahimovic must test negative twice before he can return to the Milan squad. Their next game is the derby against Inter at the San Siro on October 17.
In spite of his absence, Milan have made a decent start to the season, having climbed to second in Serie A after winning all three of their games and reaching the group stages of the Europa League.
Ibrahimovic extended his contract with Milan by one year after a successful six-month stint last season.
The 39-year-old striker must test negative twice before he can return to the Milan squad
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