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UEFA Champions League: commotion in Liverpool’s group amid rise in coronavirus cases

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UEFA Champions League: commotion in Liverpool’s group amid rise in coronavirus cases

Liverpool Champions League group has been sent into chaos amidst rise in coronavirus cases among Ajax players.

At least 11 Ajax players have tested positive to COVID-19 as the club prepare to take on FC Midjytlland in a Champions League clash.

A source from the inside described the situation as “coronavirus bomb” and said 15 players could miss the match in Denmark as the rest of the team is to undergo further tests.

According to Mirror, Ajax have contacted UEFA for permission for some players to fly to Denmark tomorrow just hours before the game, with the likes of captain Dusan Tadic and ex-Everton midfielder Davy Klassen not included in their 17-man squad.

The UEFA stipulate visiting team must arrive in the country which they are going to play at least a day before the match.

The rest of the players who didn’t test positive to the virus have flown to Denmark.

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