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Monday April 5 2021
Grifo the fourty Italy player positive for COVID

Freiburg have confirmed Vincenzo Grifo is the fourth player from the Italy squad to test positive for coronavirus.

Announcements regarding Juventus defender Leonardo Bonucci and Paris Saint-Germain duo Alessandro Florenzi and Marco Veratti had already emerged from the COVID-19 outbreak in the Italy squad during the World Cup Qualifiers.

Reports in Italy revealed there was a fourth player positive for coronavirus and now Freiburg have confirmed winger Grifo has contracted the virus.

“Upon returning from the national team, he tested positive for the swab with a low viral load,” the club said in a statement, according to Sky Sport Italia.

“The player had immediately been quarantined and didn’t participate in the away match in Mönchengladbach.

“All other tests were negative.”