Ibrahimović tests positive for coronavirus

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FILE - In this Sept. 21, 2020 file photo, AC Milan's Zlatan Ibrahimovic reacts during the Serie A soccer match between AC Milan and Bologna at the San Siro stadium, in Milan, Italy. The Swedish ace tested positive to COVID-19 and will miss tonight's Europa League 3rd round qualifying soccer match between AC Milan and Bodo Glimt and also a few of the next matches of the Italian Serie A. (AP Photo/Antonio Calanni)

Ibrahimović tests positive for coronavirus

FILE - In this Sept. 21, 2020 file photo, AC Milan's Zlatan Ibrahimovic reacts during the Serie A soccer match between AC Milan and Bologna at the San Siro stadium, in Milan, Italy. The Swedish ace tested positive to COVID-19 and will miss tonight's Europa League 3rd round qualifying soccer match between AC Milan and Bodo Glimt and also a few of the next matches of the Italian Serie A. (AP Photo/Antonio Calanni)

MILAN (AP) -- Zlatan Ibrahimović has the coronavirus, AC Milan confirmed on Thursday.

Milan players underwent tests on Wednesday after defender Léo Duarte was found to be infected following tests the previous day.

“Zlatan Ibrahimović has tested positive for COVID-19 following a second round of swab tests ahead of tonight’s game against Bodø/Glimt,” Milan said in a statement.

“The club has informed the relevant authorities and the player has been promptly placed in quarantine at home. All other team members and staff have tested negative.”

Ibrahimović will miss the Europa League match against the Norwegian side as well as Sunday’s Serie A match at Crotone.

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