BREAKING: Lyon midfielder Houssem Aouar tests positive for COVID-19
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BREAKING: Lyon midfielder Houssem Aouar tests positive for COVID-19

Ligue 1 club Olympique Lyonnais has confirmed that midfielder Houssem Aouar has tested positive for COVID-19. 

Lyon was set to take on Dijon in the second round of Ligue 1 and now will be without Aouar as the midfielder has withdrawn from tonight's clash. 

"The results received this morning by the club's medical management reveal that Houssem Aouar is the only player in the workforce to be declared positive for Covid-19," a statement from the club read. 

"As soon as the results were learned, Houssem Aouar was isolated and placed in a fortnight when he is totally asymptomatic. Olympique Lyonnais also specifies that the player's contamination occurred outside the club."

"Houssem Aouar will resume with the professional group in 10 to 15 days depending on the next control tests he will have to undergo."

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