Atletico Madrid's Jose Gimenez tests positive for Covid19 amid Man City interest
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Atletico Madrid's Jose Gimenez tests positive for Covid19 amid Man City interest

Uruguay international Jose Gimenez has been tested positive for Covid19 amid interest from Manchester City.

According to the Manchester Evening News, City will still attempt to secure a move for the Atletico Madrid defender before the close of the transfer window.

The Citizens have been monitoring Gimenez's movements alongside Sevilla's Jules Kounde as potential replacements for Napoli ace Kalidou Koulibaly.

There are reports claiming that City would need to approach Fifa with a special reuqaest due to the fact that he wont be able to undergo his medical ahead of the October 5 dealine.

Gimenez was not involved in Monday's training with symptoms and on Tuesday took to Instagram to tell fans: “I'm fine, I'm respecting the protocols.

"I don't smell and taste, I was one of those people who never thought I'd be infected. A hug to everyone, take care of yourself.”

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