Inter Milan defender tests positive for COVID-19
Serie A – Inter Milan v Napoli – San Siro, Milan, Italy – July 28, 2020 Napoli’s Piotr Zielinski in action with Inter Milan’s Alessandro Bastoni [REUTERS/Daniele Mascolo]

Inter Milan have confirmed that defender Alessandro Bastoni has tested positive for COVID-19 while training with Italy’s under-21 team.

“The Nerazzurri defender is totally asymptomatic and will self-isolate as required by hygiene protocols,” said Inter in a statement.

The Italian football federation said on Wednesday that two members of the under-21 squad had tested positive without naming them. It said that the rest of the squad were re-tested and all results were negative.

Inter’s next match is the derby against AC Milan on Oct 17.

Inter Milan defender tests positive for COVID-19
Europa League – Final – Sevilla v Inter Milan – RheinEnergieStadion, Cologne, Germany – August 21, 2020 Inter Milan coach Antonio Conte before the match [Friedemann Vogel/Pool via REUTERS]



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