COVID-19: Entire Inter Milan squad tests negative for coronavirus

COVID-19: Entire Inter Milan squad tests negative for coronavirus

Inter Milan’s entire first-team squad on Friday tested negative for the coronavirus as they prepared to resume training.

Serie A clubs are undergoing medical and physical tests as they open up their training grounds for individual training ahead of the possible restart of the football season.

On Thursday, three Fiorentina players tested positive for the coronavirus and on Wednesday a Torino player also tested positive. The infected players were immediately isolated from there's of the squads.

“FC Internazionale Milan announces that all the medical tests the first team underwent were negative,” the club said in a statement. “Optional individual training sessions will begin this afternoon.”

“The club maintains the utmost attention to the preventive measures for the health of the players and all members of the club, in compliance with all government guidelines and the protection of public health.”

Gazzetta dello Sport said the players underwent both swab and antibody testing.

Although training is underway, it is not certain that the government will give permission for Serie A to restart this season and it is currently reviewing the Italian football federation’s medical protocol.