Liverpool midfielder Xherdan Shaqiri has tested positive for Covid-19 and will now sit out international duty with Switzerland as he takes in a period of self-isolation.

He has, however, been forced to withdraw from Vladimir Petkovic’s plans after contracting coronavirus.

A statement from the Swiss FA read: “Xherdan Shaqiri has tested positive for Covid-19.In consultation with the health authorities, he is in isolation.

“The strict protective measures and requirements of UEFA for national teams in accordance with the ‘UEFA Return to Play Protocol’ have been strictly adhered to.Based on this, clarifications are currently underway with the local health authorities about how to proceed.”

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