Former Manchester United midfielder, Marouane Fellaini has tested positive for coronavirus. Fellaini confirmed the development via his Twitter handle where he said that the hopes to return to the game as soon as possible.
According to Chinese media reports, the 32-year-old is in isolation at Jinan hospital, which specialises in infectious diseases.
His Chinese club Shandong Luneng issued a statement also confirming Fellaini’s status. The statement read:
The official test confirmed that the player Fellaini has tested positive for coronavirus during the quarantine observation period.
During this period, the player’s body temperature has been normal and there are no other discomforts. He has received further observation and treatment at a designated medical institution.
Fellaini had just returned to China Fellaini to resume training and is reportedly the only Chinese Super League player to have contracted the illness.