Manchester: Manchester City have confirmed that footballlers Kyle Walker and Gabriel Jesus have tested positive for Covid-19.
The club also confirmed that two members of staff have returned positive tests, and all four will now self-isolate for at least ten days.
Walker and Jesus are out for the Christmas fixtures against Newcastle, Everton.
A City statement said: “Manchester City FC can confirm that Gabriel Jesus, Kyle Walker, and two members of staff have tested positive for COVID-19.”
The duo will at least miss four to five games for the club.
City is at the eighth spot in the Premier League standings with 23 points in 13 games.