Liverpool icon Sir Kenny Dalglish has examined optimistic for coronavirus however “stays asymptomatic”, his household have mentioned.
The 69-year-old, a legendary determine at Anfield having loved big success as a participant and supervisor, was admitted to hospital on Wednesday for remedy of an an infection.
He was routinely examined for the coronavirus and, regardless of displaying no signs, the check unexpectedly got here again optimistic.
An announcement from the Dalglish household, launched by Liverpool, learn: “Sir Kenny was admitted to hospital on Wednesday April eight for remedy of an an infection which required intravenous antibiotics.
“In step with present procedures, he was subsequently examined for COVID-19 regardless of having beforehand displayed no signs of the sickness. Unexpectedly, the check end result was optimistic however he stays asymptomatic.
“Previous to his admission to hospital, Sir Kenny had chosen to voluntarily self-isolate for longer than the suggested interval collectively along with his household. He would urge everybody to observe the related authorities and skilled steerage within the days and weeks forward.
“He wish to take this chance to thank the sensible NHS employees, whose dedication, bravery and sacrifice ought to be the main focus of the nation’s consideration at this extraordinary time.
“He would additionally ask that they’re given the house to do their jobs throughout what’s a particularly difficult time for them and that his family’s privateness is revered.
“He seems to be ahead to being dwelling quickly. We are going to present additional updates as and when it’s applicable.”
Celtic, with whom Dalglish started his enjoying profession and gained 4 Scottish titles, had been among the many golf equipment to supply their finest needs to King Kenny, in addition to Blackburn, the place he gained the Premier League as supervisor.