Aston Villa closes its sports center due to a significant outbreak of Covid-19

Aston Villa, in which the Argentine goalkeeper Emiliano Martínez plays and who ranks eighth in the Premier League of English football, announced the closure of its sports center after the registration of a significant number of cases of coronavirus among its employees.

The Birmingham club announced the closure of their training ground on the eve of their match against Liverpool for the third round FA Cup, the ANSA news agency reported.

Aston Villa had already reported cases of Covid-19 on its staff and in its coaching staff after the controls carried out on Monday 4.

A second round of controls developed this Thursday registered new positives and forced the authorities to order the closure of the sports center.

“Our medical managers are in contact with the Football Association and the Premier League to establish how to proceed,” reads a note released by Aston Villa. (Télam)

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