Date: 5th February 2021 at 2:40pm
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Napoli defender Faouzi Ghoulam has tested positive for COVID-19 before the Partenopei’s trip to face Genoa in Serie A on Sunday.

The 30-year-old is said to be showing no symptoms and is self-isolating at home in order to avoid any further contagions within the camp.

“The nasal swab conducted on Faouzi Ghoulam, yesterday afternoon, came back positive and the player is observing a period of self-isolation in his own home”, read an official Napoli club statement on Twitter this Friday morning.

’s team face Genoa late on Sunday as they aim to press on for a place in the four, the game sandwiched in between their Coppa Italia semi-final first and second legs against Atalanta, the first of which ended 0-0 at the Stadio Diego Armando Maradona.