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Paolo Maldini, son test positive for coronavirus

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AC Milan technical director Paolo Maldini and forward Daniel Maldini have both tested positive for Covid-19.

Milan hadn’t previously had any players affected by Covid-19, confirmed that the father and son have both tested positive.

“Paolo Maldini, the club’s Technical Director, became aware of contact with a person who subsequently tested positive for coronavirus and began to display symptoms of the virus himself,” a club statement read.

“He was administered with a swab test yesterday, the result of which was positive. His son Daniel, a forward in AC Milan’s youth team who had previously been training with the first team, also tested positive.

“Paolo and Daniel are both well and have already completed two weeks at home without contact with others. They will now remain in quarantine until clinically recovered, as per the medical protocols outlined by the health authorities.”

Paolo Maldini won seven Serie A titles and five European Cups with Milan between 1984 and 2009. Daniel, 18, made his senior debut against Hellas Verona last month.

 

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