Son in quarantine as four South Korea players test positive

Son Heung-min forced to quarantine in hotel room in Tottenham scare as four South Korea players test positive for coronavirus on international duty… but forward is not one of them

  • Tottenham star Son Heung-min has been forced to quarantine in his hotel room
  • Four South Korea players tested positive for Covid-19 while on international duty
  • The Spurs forward is not one of the players who has contracted the virus
  • More results later today will determine if their game with Mexico will go ahead 

Tottenham star Son Heung-min is in quarantine after four South Korea players tested positive for coronavirus.

The forward is not one of the players to have contracted the virus but he is quarantining in his hotel room until further test results emerge later today.

Those results will determine whether South Korea’s game with Mexico can go ahead with the match due to take place in Austria tonight.

Son Heung-Min has been forced to quarantine in his hotel room after four South Korea players tested positive for coronavirus

The Korea Football Association confirmed forward Lee Dong-jun, midfielders Kwon Chang-hoon and Hwang In-beom, goalkeeper Jo Hyeon-woo and an unidentified member of staff had tested positive for COVID-19 after undergoing testing on Thursday.

The rest of of the squad were due to be tested again on Saturday morning with the results set to determine whether their upcoming games can go ahead. 

The team arrived in Vienna earlier this week ahead of their tonight’s match with Mexico and Tuesday’s clash with Qatar.

Son is not one of the players to have tested positive but is awaiting more test results 

Should Son test positive, he would be required to self-isolate in Austria before he was allowed to re-enter the UK.

Spurs have a huge game with Manchester City after the international break on November 21 and will be desperate for their top scorer to be available. 

Should he test positive, he would miss the clash at the Tottenham Hotspur Stadium as well as the Europa League match with Ludogorets.

Liverpool’s Mohamed Salah is currently self-isolating in Cairo after the Egyptian tested positive for Covid-19 on Friday.

He will miss the Reds’ game with Leicester on November 22 as well as the Champions League match with Atalanta on three days later.

Salah was pictured on social media at his brother’s wedding earlier this week and also attended an awarded ceremony in Cairo on Wednesday held in his honour by the Egyptian FA.

Liverpool’s Mohamed Salah tested positive for Covid-19 on Friday. The forward had attended his brother’s wedding in Cairo earlier this week




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