Tuesday October 20 2020
Now 13 AZ players have COVID

The number of players testing positive for COVID-19 at AZ Alkmaar has risen to 13, but Thursday’s Europa League game with Napoli should still go ahead.

There had been eight players who contracted Coronavirus, but a statement released this afternoon confirms another five tested positive.

The statement also points out that the majority of the players are asymptomatic and their game with Napoli is scheduled to go ahead as planned.

AZ will travel to Italy with a group of just 17 players available tomorrow and their names will be confirmed on Wednesday morning.

The fixture is set for the Stadio San Paolo in Naples on Thursday at 17.55 UK time (16.55 GMT).