Luis Suarez appears to be like set to overlook out on a reunion along with his former aspect Barcelona after testing optimistic for coronavirus whereas on worldwide responsibility.
The Uruguay nationwide workforce confirmed on Monday that Suarez, in addition to stand-in goalkeeper Rodrigo Munoz and a workers member, had examined optimistic for COVID-19.
A press release confirmed that every one remaining squad members had examined unfavorable forward of Tuesday’s World Cup qualifier at house to Brazil.
“The Uruguayan soccer affiliation reviews that swab checks have been carried out on all members of the Nationwide Crew, and the gamers Luis Suarez and Rodrigo Munoz and workforce official Matias Faral have examined optimistic for COVID-19, whereas the opposite members of the get together have examined unfavorable,” the AUF mentioned.
“The three are all in good well being and the pertinent measures have been carried out.”
Suarez is the most recent high-profile participant to check optimistic for the virus throughout a world break, after Liverpool’s Mohamed Salah and Arsenal’s Mohamed Elneny have been contaminated whereas on responsibility with Egypt.
Cristiano Ronaldo additionally examined optimistic for COVID-19 whereas representing Portugal final month and was pressured to overlook a number of video games for Juventus.
The 33-year-old striker has already established himself as an integral a part of Diego Simeone’s aspect – the one unbeaten workforce in LaLiga – since becoming a member of from Barca on a free switch in September.
He’s Atletico’s joint-top scorer this season alongside Joao Felix with 5 targets.
Pressed as soon as once more on his Barcelona exit in a current interview with Marca, Suarez mentioned: “I used to be unhappy and damage by the best way I left – I already mentioned it.
“However once they shut a door, 5 extra open to you the place they worth my work, professionalism and trajectory. I really feel proud.
“The place they didn’t need me, there was one other that needed me. I discovered happiness and I’m having fun with this second now.”