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Brighton player tests positive for coronavirus

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Brighton CEO Paul Barber has revealed that one of his players has tested positive for coronavirus but the club will not disclose the identity.

Brighton have revealed that one of their players has tested positive for coronavirus, but they wouldn’t disclose who it is as per Skysports

Club CEO Paul Barber said during a virtual press conference on Thursday that three players with symptoms have been tested, with one already returning positive.

Graham Potter’s squad are currently training from home as they comply with government guidelines on social distancing during the pandemic.

The Brighton CEO also revealed that the club were not testing players routinely but only those that showed any signs of symptoms.

On top of that, Paul Barber also revealed his wife had shown symptoms of the disease but is now feeling well and continues to self-isolate at home.

Brighton will not be the first Premier League club to be affected with key figures including Arsenal’s Mikel Arteta and Chelsea’s Callum Hudson-Odoi also recovering after recently testing positive for the virus.

Prior to the suspension of the league, Brighton were 15th on the table, two points away from the relegation zone.