Marouane Fellaini Photo :. VCG
The former Manchester United star Marouane Fellaini has tested positive for coronavirus, he said Sunday, becoming the first known case in the Chinese Super League (CSL)
the Belgian international 32-year-old midfielder, who recently returned to his team CSL Shandong Luneng, wrote on Twitter: “Thanks to the fans, the medical staff and the club for their care and attention.
“I will follow the treatment and hope to return to as soon as possible play. Please everyone stay safe, “he said, showing a photo of him smiling and giving a thumbs up.
Shandong Luneng said Fellaini had a normal temperature and was feeling well, but “isobservation and having a designated medical facility for treatment. “
” The club will do its best … to help in the treatment and recovery of the player. “
Fellaini is the last name of high profile in football to catch the disease and Juventus forward Paulo Dybala, the Chelsea winger Callum Hudson-Odoi and Arsenal manager Mikel Arteta. [123 ]
Former Real Madrid president Lorenzo Sanz, who was hospitalized with coronavirus, died Saturday at the age of 76 years
But Fellaini is the first confirmed case in the CSL, dealing a blow the campaign was to start last month but was postponed indefinitely by the epidemic.
the league hopes to start the season next month.
FellainiAlso formerly of Everton, joined Shandong Luneng Manchester United in February last year to 7.2 millio Rapporten euros (7.72 million of $).
The officials will closely examine the recent history of travel to see Fellaini who has had contact with.
After flying from Singapore to Shanghai, it would take a high speed train from there early Friday in Jinan, the city home to Shandong Luneng.
He was taken by car to a quarantine area and tested for the virus on Saturday, media reported.
Also on Saturday, the Chinese Football Association said the most experienced player in the country, before Wu Lei, also tested positive for coronavirus.
Wu, who plays for EspanyolSpanish, is self-isolation at home in Barcelona and has only mild symptoms.
“Dear fans, as you may know that I actually got the virus,” said the striker.
“Now, I’m Ala house into self-quarantine. Mentally, I’m fine and my symptoms have all but disappeared,” he said in a video on Twitter as Weibo.