Liverpool forward Sadio Mane has tested positive for coronavirus, the club have announced.
Mane is self-isolating with what the club described as “minor symptoms”.
A club statement read: “Sadio Mane has tested positive for Covid-19 and is currently self-isolating according to the necessary guidelines.
“However, like with Thiago Alcantara, Liverpool Football Club are – and will continue to – follow all protocols relating to Covid-19 and Mane will self-isolate for the required period of time.”
Thiago missed the Arsenal game after his own positive test and he and Mane will both be absent for Sunday’s Premier League trip to Aston Villa.
Mane, 28, has been in fine form this season, scoring both goals in Liverpool’s win over Chelsea before also netting against the Gunners.
His enforced isolation will also affect his international commitments after Mane was named in Senegal’s squad for their upcoming friendlies against Morocco and Mauritania.