“Aston Villa has closed its training base due to an outbreak of coronavirus in the team, according to the Birmingham-based soccer club’s website.
Aston Villa had multiple positive findings among first-team players and staff after routine testing on Monday. All of them were immediately isolated. The second round of testing resulted in more positive results.
Aston Villa’s training session before Friday’s FA Cup game against Liverpool was canceled. The club from Birmingham is discussing the situation with the Football Association of England and the Premier League.