Reports say Liverpool striker Mohamed Salah has contracted coronavirus (COVID-19) disease.

This was made known to the public by the Egyptian Football Association via its website on Friday.

Excerpts from the statement stated that the striker contracted the virus while on international duty and is expected to enter isolation.

The medical swab conducted on our national football team showed that our player, Mohamed Salah, the star of Liverpool, is infected with coronavirus after his test came positive.

“However, he does not suffer from any symptoms, while the other members of the team tested negative,” the statement read.