Reports: Milan and Inter’s COVID cases reach a combined eight as two more test positive

By Oliver Fisher -

AC Milan have been dealt yet another huge blow ahead of the derby next weekend as Matteo Gabbia has apparently tested positive for Coronavirus.

There is a certain tension in the air surrounding the two clubs but not the usual nervousness regarding the outcome of one of Europe’s showpiece fixtures, but rather about who might miss the game.

For Milan, Zlatan Ibrahimovic and Leo Duarte tested positive for Coronavirus two weeks ago and are still positive, while for Inter defensive duo Alessandro Bastoni and Milan Skriniar are now positive, as are midfield pair Roberto Gagliardini and Radja Nainggolan.

According to il Corriere dello Sport, Milan have been dealt yet another blow as Gabbia has tested positive for Coronavirus while away with on international duty with Italy’s U21 side.

Meanwhile, Nicolo Schira is reporting that Inter’s back-up goalkeeper Andrei Radu has also tested positive, bringing the total number of cases across the two teams to eight.

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