AC Milan have announced that striker Olivier Giroud has tested positive for Covid-19 during the latest round of swab tests performed.
Via a statement on their official website, the Rossoneri confirmed that Giroud tested positive on a molecular swab carried out at home. The local health authorities were immediately informed, and the player is fine but must remain in isolation.
It should be noted that Olivier has not had contact with the rest of the team since the championship match against Cagliari, the statement was clear to point out.
He will have to sit out until he is testing negative therefore, and it comes just as the Frenchman was gathering a head of steam. After a preseason campaign in which he scored three goals, Giroud netting his first two league goals for the club on Sunday night in the 4-1 hammering of Cagliari at San Siro.