Thiago Alcantara will miss Liverpool’s subsequent two video games having examined constructive for coronavirus.
The Spain worldwide, who joined the membership from Bayern Munich earlier this month in a deal price £25million, is self-isolating at house after his analysis.
The 29-year-old has made only one look for the membership to date when he got here on in its place in Liverpool’s 2-Zero win towards Chelsea.
A Liverpool assertion learn: “Thiago Alcantara has examined constructive for Covid-19 and is presently self-isolating in line with the required pointers.
“The membership has, and can proceed to comply with, all protocols regarding Covid-19 and Thiago will stay in self-isolation for the required time period.”
Liverpool’s first-team physician, Dr Jim Moxon, added: “It’s the alternative of every particular person whether or not they reveal publicly the result of a Covid-19 take a look at.
“We now have adopted all of the protocols to the letter and Thiago is OK.
“He might be self-isolating now as per the rules and hopefully he’ll be again with us quickly.”
Thiago had been in line to make his full debut towards Arsenal within the Premier League on Monday night time, a recreation they went on to win 3-1, however was a notable omission from the squad.
He’ll now additionally miss Thursday’s Carabao Cup go to of the Gunners and Sunday’s Premier League journey to Aston Villa.
His first begin for the membership is now more likely to be within the Merseyside derby at Everton on October 17.
Supervisor Jurgen Klopp, talking on Monday, mentioned: “After the worldwide break, he might be nice.
“For positive and that’s the scenario in the mean time, he isn’t match sufficient to be obtainable tonight and that’s it.”