Liverpool forward Xherdan Shaqiri tested positive for Coronavirus

Liverpool forward Xherdan Shaqiri has tested positive for COVID-19, the Switzerland Football Association announced on Tuesday.

“In consultation with the health authorities, he is in isolation,” said the Swiss FA. Clarifications are currently underway with the local health authorities about how to proceed.”

Shaqiri, 28, was called up to the national team for the upcoming friendly against Croatia and UEFA Nations League clash in Spain.

After returning a positive test, Shaqiri is in isolation upon consultation of health authorities.

Shaqiri becomes the latest Liverpool player to test positive after Thiago and Sadio Mane contracted the virus last week.