‘He may have been contagious against Liverpool’: Ralph Hasenhuttl reveals Southampton striker Danny Ings is in self-isolation after testing positive for Covid following winner against Klopp’s men
Southampton forward Danny Ings returned a positive Covid test following their win over Liverpool and was potentially contagious during the game, according to manager Ralph Hasenhuttl.
Ings has been in isolation since that match and is due to come out of it on Friday ahead of their game with Leicester City.
Ings, 28, played 77 minutes and scored Southampton’s winner in the match at St Mary’s on January 4.
Danny Ings returned a positive Covid-19 test after Southampton’s win over Liverpool
Ings celebrates with his Southampton team-mates after scoring the winner against Liverpool
The striker celebrated with his team-mate after netting the winner but Hasenhuttl confirmed there had been no other positive tests in his squad since.
Speaking ahead of Southampton’s trip to Leicester on Saturday evening, Hasenhuttl said: ‘Danny Ings is out now. He is in self-isolation. He may have been contagious against Liverpool. We have had no other positives since.’
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