Turkish defender Kaan Ayhan contracts coronavirus
26-year-old tests positive during national football team camp
Italian football club Sassuolo's Turkish player Kaan Ayhan contracted coronavirus, it was announced on Thursday.
"U.S. Sassuolo Calcio informs that the player Kaan Ayhan has tested positive for Covid-19 following the tests carried out during the training camp of the Turkish national team," the club said in a statement.
Sassuolo said the 26-year-old defender is "asymptomatic" and is now following the health protocols.
The German-born Turkish national left Fortuna Dusseldorf to join Sassuolo last September, his first overseas experience.Anadolu Agency website contains only a portion of the news stories offered to subscribers in the AA News Broadcasting System (HAS), and in summarized form. Please contact us for subscription options.