Turkish midfielder Yazici tests positive for COVID-19

Yazici and Brazilian forward Luiz Araujo contract virus, says France's Lille manager Christophe Galtier

Yusuf Ozcan   | 05.01.2021
Turkish midfielder Yazici tests positive for COVID-19


France Ligue 1 side Lille's Turkish midfielder Yusuf Yazici contracted coronavirus, the club manager Christophe Galtier confirmed on Tuesday.

In a pre-match press conference, Galtier said that Yazici and Brazilian winger Luiz Araujo tested positive for coronavirus.

On Wednesday, Lille will host Angers at Stade Pierre-Mauroy on matchday 18.

Having joined Lille in 2019, Yazici, 23, scored 12 goals and made eight assists in 47 matches so far.

*Writing by Emre Asikci in Istanbul

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