FILE - In this Sunday, May 31, 2020, substitutes for Borussia Dortmund, wearing face masks to protect against coronavirus, look on from the stands during the German Bundesliga soccer match between SC Paderborn 07 and Borussia Dortmund at Benteler Arena in Paderborn, Germany. The German Bundesliga will keep five substitutions for the 2020-21 season because of the coronavirus pandemic. The 36 clubs in the top two German men’s soccer leagues voted at a German Football League meeting Thursday, Sept. 3, 2020 to continue the rule for next season. (Lars Baron/Pool via AP, file)
NEW YORK, Sept 7: Manchester City players Riyad Mahrez and Aymeric Laporte have tested positive for the coronavirus.
The players have not displayed any symptoms and are in self-isolation.
City says “everyone at the club wishes Riyad and Aymeric a speedy recovery ahead of their return to training and the new season.”
City starts its season against Wolverhampton Wanderers on Sept. 21 after being given the opening weekend off following its participation in the Champions League quarterfinals in August.