Liverpool’s Mohamed Salah and Arsenal’s Mohamed Elneny have as soon as once more examined optimistic for coronavirus, the Egyptian FA have confirmed.
The Premier League pair have been pressured into self-isolation final week after returning optimistic exams upon reporting for worldwide responsibility.
That meant each gamers missed out on involvement back-to-back wins over Togo in qualifying for the Africa Cup of Nations.
They usually now look set to additionally miss video games for his or her golf equipment this weekend – and presumably past – as they continued to self isolate in Egypt.
Liverpool face top-of-the-table Leicester Metropolis at Anfield on Sunday earlier than a Champions League assembly with Atalanta that would see them by way of to the knockout levels.
Arsenal, in the meantime, face a difficult journey to Leeds United forward of a go to to Molde within the Europa League group levels.
Each Salah and Elneny shall be unable to return to England till the present a damaging Covid-19 take a look at.
That leaves Jurgen Klopp and Mikel Arteta making ready for essential matches with out two males who would possible have been a key a part of their plans.