Former AC Milan defender Paolo Maldini and his son Daniel have tested positive for coronavirus.
Maldini is now technical director of the Serie A club, and his 18-year-old son Daniel plays for their under-19s.
The news was announced in a statement from Milan on Saturday evening.
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“AC Milan confirms that Paolo Maldini, the club’s technical director, became aware of contact with a person who subsequently tested positive for coronavirus and began to display symptoms of the virus himself,” the statement read.
“He was administered with a swab test yesterday, the result of which was positive.
“His son Daniel, a forward in AC Milan’s youth team who had previously been training with the first team, also tested positive.
“Paolo and Daniel are both well and have already completed two weeks at home without contact with others.
“They will now remain in quarantine until clinically recovered, as per the medical protocols outlined by the health authorities.”
Earlier on Saturday, it was announced that Juventus midfielder Paulo Dybala tested positive for the disease, as did his girlfriend.
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