Steven Gerrard tested positive for COVID-19 and will not coach Aston Villa in upcoming Premier League games

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The Aston Villa manager, Steven Gerrard, has tested positive for COVID-19 And he will not be on his team’s bench for the games against Chelsea (Sunday 26) and Leeds United (Tuesday 28), as announced by the Birmingham club.

Aston Villa can confirm that coach Steven Gerrard will not be able to attend our next two Premier League matches against Chelsea and Leeds United, since he will be isolated after testing positive for COVID-19 ″, indicates a statement posted on the club’s website.

The coronavirus continues to grow in its incidence in the Premier League, which has already had to postpone three Boxing Day matches for this reason.

The meeting between Aston Villa and Burnley, of the past day, already had to be postponed due to the numerous cases in the squad of the Birmingham team. His coach, Steven Gerrard, is the latter.

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