Soccer Football – Premier League – Liverpool v Newcastle United – Anfield, Liverpool, Britain – December 16, 2021 General view outside the stadium before the match REUTERS/Peter Powell
December 16, 2021
(Reuters) – Liverpool’s Virgil van Dijk, Fabinho and Curtis Jones will miss the Premier League game against Newcastle United scheduled to kick off later on Thursday after registering “suspected positive tests for COVID-19”, the club annnounced.
“The three players are now isolating. As a result, the entire Reds’ set-up, including all players and staff, were tested for COVID-19 again today with no further positive cases being detected,” the club added in a statement.
(Reporting by Rohith Nair in Bengaluru; Editing by Ken Ferris)