Alex Telles Breaks the Silence after Testing Positive for Coronavirus
The Brazilian international, Alex Telles who had made only one Manchester United club appearance since his deadline day transfer from Porto tests positive for COVID.
Telles, who joined United on a four-year-deal from Porto did not feature in the 5-0 Champions League win over RB Leipzig. Since his arrival, the 27-year-old defender made a single appearance for Solskjaer in the impressive win over PSG.
Prior to the Champions League clash with RB Leipzig, Solskjaer confirmed the wing-back had returned a positive test and would be required to self-isolate for a period of 10 days.
“Yeah, he’s been out now for a little while because he has tested positive for coronavirus”. Confirmed Solskjaer.
“No symptoms. He’s fine and we can’t wait to have him back”.
Following the 5-0 win against RB Leipzig, Telles wrote on Instagram to give an update on his current situation. He confirmed he is currently suffering no ill-effects from the virus.
He posted, “guys, I want to thank you for the messages of affection that I received from the moment that United announced I have been diagnosed with COVID-19”.
“I want to say I am fine, isolated and soon I will be back with all my strength to help my teammates. Once again, thank you for your lovely messages”.