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Saturday November 14 2020
Brozovic flying back to Italy

Inter midfielder Marcelo Brozovic is returning to Italy today in a private jet after he tested positive for Covid-19 while on international duty with Croatia.

The Croatian FA confirmed his departure with a statement, noting he was already isolated from the rest of the squad.

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Saturday November 14 2020
Immobile negative, but still not available?

There are reports Ciro Immobile tested negative for Covid-19, but the local health authority still won’t release the Lazio striker to play for Italy.

The forward is waiting for the all-clear and would be potentially thrown straight into the starting XI for tomorrow night’s Nations League match against Poland.

According to LaLazioSiamoNoi and Tuttomercatoweb, Immobile has provided two negative swabs in a row.

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Saturday November 14 2020
Milan coach Pioli has Covid-19

Milan announced that coach Stefano Pioli has tested positive for Covid-19 and is quarantining at home, so today’s training session is cancelled.

“AC Milan announces that Stefano Pioli has tested positive following a quick test carried out this morning,” read a statement.

“The health authorities have been informed, and the Coach, who is currently showing no symptoms, has gone into quarantine at home.

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Saturday November 14 2020
Udinese only Serie A club to avoid Covid

There have so far been 104 Serie A players diagnosed with COVID-19, but the only club to have avoided the virus entirely is Udinese.

Marcelo Brozovic was the latest addition to the list, as he tested positive while on international duty with Croatia last night.

It means there have now been seven cases at Inter, although Brozovic is the only one currently positive.

Genoa were hardest hit by the pandemic, as they had 18 cases among their squad, not to mention several in the staff too.

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Friday November 13 2020
Dal Pino: 'Serie A will lose €600m'

The Lega President Paolo Dal Pino has revealed Serie A will ‘lose €600m from February to December’.

Dal Pino spoke at the prestigious Global Boardroom of the Financial Times and revealed the impact of coronavirus on the Italian top flight.

“It was a great success to be able to restart the championship,” he said, according to SportMediaset.

“The situation is very serious. From February to December, Serie A will love €600m, of which €400m come from tickets and €200m from sponsors.”

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Friday November 13 2020
Torino announce new case of COVID

Torino have announced a new positive test for coronavirus among their members of staff and the team group will be in fiduciary isolation.

The club has not revealed the identity of the person in question but confirmed the team will enter a new period of isolation for the group tonight.

“Torino Football Club announce that, during the checks provided for by the protocol in force, a member of the technical staff has tested positive for COVID-19,” the club wrote in a statement.

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Thursday November 12 2020
Lazio 'clarify' COVID testing situation

Lazio’s lawyer assures they were able to ‘clarify’ their situation after their chief medic was interviewed as part of an investigation into COVID-19 tests.

The FIGC began the investigation after Ciro Immobile, Lucas Leiva and Thomas Strakosha twice tested negative for COVID-19, but were positive when tested by UEFA and a different laboratory in Rome.

A police investigation has also been launched into the laboratory in Avellino that analysed the Lazio swabs.

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Thursday November 12 2020
Serie A trembles as Vida tests positive for COVID

Domagoj Vida was told he was positive for COVID during the half-time of Turkey-Croatia with several Serie A players who were onto the pitch.

"After that all the players and staff members had had negative tests on Monday before the game against Turkey, new checks were carried out on Wednesday morning, ahead of the game against Sweden,” Croatia’s official statement reads.

“The Federation received the test results after midnight local time and these showed Domagoj Vida is positive for Covid.

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Wednesday November 11 2020
Parma 'never dreamed of not travelling'

Parma director Marcello Carli insists the club ‘never dreamed of not travelling’ for their Serie A matches even with eight COVID-19 cases.

The protocol agreed by all the Serie A sides before the 2020-21 season kicked off was made to ensure the competition could reach a natural conclusion.

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Wednesday November 11 2020
Italy surpasses one million COVID cases

Italy hit a sobering milestone on November 11, reaching one million positive COVID-19 cases since the start of the pandemic in February.

The first case on Italian soil was identified on February 20 and the Peninsula became the first European country to be hit hard by what would later become a global pandemic.

Today the number of total positive tests, including those who recovered or who died, reached 1,028,424.

There were 623 deaths over the last 24 hours, with an extra 110 people admitted to intensive care, meaning there are now 3,081 in the ICU.

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