Saturday January 16 2021
Fabian Ruiz sends COVID message

Fabian Ruiz sent out an Instagram message after testing positive for COVID-19, meaning the Napoli midfielder is out of the Italian Supercup against Juventus.

The Spain international is self-isolating at home after contracting Coronavirus, so will miss tomorrow’s Serie A game with Fiorentina as well as the Supercoppa on Wednesday January 20.

“I am writing this to inform you that unfortunately I have tested positive for COVID,” noted Fabian Ruiz on social media.

“I am isolating at home and following all the protocols set by Napoli and Serie A. I give enormous thanks for all the messages of support I am receiving. I am doing well and so is my family.

“I will be back working with the team when I have fully recovered, meanwhile I’ll continue to support the team from home.

“I ask all of you please to be careful, both for yourselves and others. Follow the indications and health measures that are necessary to avoid the spread of this virus.

“Forza Napoli always!”