Adriano Boin Date: 13th October 2020 at 9:32pm
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Italy forward Stephan will be available for the ’s match against on Wednesday after his COVID-19 test was confirmed as a ‘false positive’.

This comes after earlier on Tuesday that the 27-year-old tested positive according to team doctor Andrea Ferretti.

However Ferretti did note that the viral load was which suggested it could be a false positive, which was confirmed after a second swab came back negative.

Despite the false positive the entire Italy squad and staff were tested again as per protocol, with all the tests coming back negative.

As a result El Shaarawy will be at coach Roberto ’s disposal when Italy take on Netherlands in Nations League action at the Gewiss Stadium in Bergamo.