Mohamed Elneny Arsenal midfielder has tested positive for Covid-19 while on worldwide obligation, the Egyptian Football Association has reported.

The 28-year-old Mohamed Elneny isn’t indicating any side effects yet tried positive on appearance in Togo for Egypt’s Africa Cup of Nations qualifier on Tuesday.

On Monday, the Premier League declared 16 positive outcomes from 1,207 players and club staff tried for Covid somewhere in the range of 9 and 15 November. Those players and staff who tasted positive will stay away for 10 days.

After Mohamed Elneny’s partner Mohamed Salah was tested positive for Covid on Friday, then his overcome comes.

The Egyptian FA said Mohamed Elneny had recently returned three negative tests since going on worldwide obligation, including one after their home 1-0 success over Togo on Saturday, when the midfielder played the full an hour and a half.

Mohamed Elneny has highlighted multiple times for Arsenal in all rivalries this season, with the Gunners eleventh in the Premier League and top of their Europa League gathering.

He has gotten back to Cairo where he will be tested again yet could now miss Arsenal’s Premier League game at Leeds on Sunday (16:30 GMT) and an Europa League tie in Norway against Molde on 26 November (17:55).

Prior on Monday, the Republic of Ireland reported that Tottenham protector Matt Doherty and Stoke midfielder James McClean had tested positive for Covid after the 1-0 Nations League misfortune to Wales on Sunday night.

Prods chief Jose Mourinho, who will presently be without Doherty for Saturday’s home Premier League game against Manchester City (17:30 GMT), posted a wry message on Instagram.

It stated: “Stunning seven day stretch of football. Incredible feelings in the public group matches, heavenly friendlies and all out security.

He continue: “Coronavirus test results after matches been played, randomers running on the pitch while group meetings are occurring and substantially more.

“After another instructional meeting with just six players, it is presently an ideal opportunity to deal with myself.”

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