Steven Gerrard will MISS Aston Villa’s next two Premier League games after testing positive for Covid… with the Villains boss forced to self-isolate and watch clashes with Chelsea and Leeds from home
- Steven Gerrard has tested positive for Covid and will miss Villa’s next two games
- The Villa boss will not be in the dugout for the Boxing Day clash with Chelsea
- Gerrard will also miss the club’s trip to face Leeds United next Tuesday
Aston Villa head coach Steven Gerrard will miss the club’s next two Premier League games after testing positive for Covid-19, the club have announced.
Gerrard will not be in the dugout for the Boxing Day clash at home to Chelsea or Tuesday’s trip to Leeds.
The club said in a statement: ‘Aston Villa can confirm head coach Steven Gerrard will be unable to attend our next two Premier League matches with Chelsea and Leeds United as he will be isolating after testing positive for Covid-19.’
Villa’s meeting with Burnley last weekend was postponed due to an increased number of positive coronavirus tests among the squad.
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Steven Gerrard will miss Aston Villa’s next two games after testing positive for Covid-19