Fred and Alex Telles have both tested positive for coronavirus, ruling them out of Manchester United's Premier League match against Burnley on Tuesday.
Telles did not feature against Middlesbrough in the FA Cup on Friday night and it later emerged that this was due to him returning a positive Covid-19 test. Fred came on as a substitute in that game but United have since confirmed he will be joining his compatriot in quarantine.
Ralf Rangnick spoke about the pair's absence in his pre-match press conference, saying: "Yeah, we have two players missing."
"Alex Telles already missed the cup game because he tested COVID positive last week and, unfortunately, the same thing happened today with Fred. That’s why he will be missing from tomorrow’s game and possibly even the game against Southampton."
The take on Atletico Madrid in the last 16 of that competition later this month, with the second leg set to be played in March.
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Source : 90min