NEWS
Saturday January 16 2021
Fabian Ruiz has COVID-19

Napoli announce that midfielder Fabian Ruiz has tested positive for COVID-19 and therefore misses Sunday’s match with Fiorentina and the Italian Supercup with Juventus.

It kicks off on Sunday at 11.30 GMT, click here for a match preview.

The Spain international is so far the only player in the squad to have tested positive in the round of swabs taken this weekend.

He has immediately been placed in isolation in his home, as per protocol.

This means more tests will be performed ahead of kick-off at the Stadio Diego Armando Maradona.

Not only will Fabian Ruiz be out against Fiorentina, but also the upcoming Italian Supercup clash with Juventus, which will be played on January 20.

It is hosted on neutral turf at the Mapei Stadium in Reggio Emilia.