Champions League: Kai Havertz in self-isolation after testing COVID-19 positive, says Chelsea boss Frank Lampard

Havertz's Covid-19 test was revealed after the German was missing from Chelsea's squad for their Champions League clash with Rennes at Stamford Bridge on Wednesday.

Agence France-Presse November 05, 2020 10:28:33 IST
Champions League: Kai Havertz in self-isolation after testing COVID-19 positive, says Chelsea boss Frank Lampard

London: Chelsea forward Kai Havertz has gone into self-isolation after testing positive for the coronavirus .

Havertz's COVID-19 test was revealed after the German was missing from Chelsea's squad for their Champions League clash with Rennes at Stamford Bridge on Wednesday.

"Frank Lampard has confirmed Kai Havertz has tested positive for COVID-19 ," a statement on Chelsea's website said.

"As a consequence the player is now undergoing a period of self-isolation and is not involved in tonight's Champions League game versus Rennes."

Havertz has endured a difficult start to his time at Chelsea since joining from Bayer Leverkusen in the close-season.

The 21-year-old has scored just one goal in the Premier League, struggling to reach his peak form after being used in a variety of positions by Blues boss Frank Lampard.

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