Stuart Armstrong tests positive for Covid-19 after arriving for Scotland duty

Southampton players will train from home during international break after Stuart Armstrong tests positive for coronavirus… and it means fellow Scot Kieran Tierney misses Arsenal’s crucial clash with Manchester City

  • Southampton midfielder Stuart Armstrong has tested positive for coronavirus
  • It means Ralph Hasenhuttl’s players will train at home in the international break
  • Armstrong tested negative on Monday before a follow-up came back positive
  • Arsenal’s Kieran Tierney must quarantine as a result and will miss Man City game

Southampton’s players will train at home until next week after Stuart Armstrong tested positive for Covid-19.

And Arsenal will be without Kieran Tierney when they face Manchester City after the international break with the left-back forced to quarantine for a fortnight as a result of Armstrong’s result.

The midfielder initially tested negative result following a check on Monday when he joined up with the Scotland squad.

Southampton will train at home until next week after Stuart Armstrong tested positive for Covid-19

Southampton will train at home until next week after Stuart Armstrong tested positive for Covid-19

Arsenal's Kieran Tierney must quarantine as a result and will miss their Manchester City game

Arsenal’s Kieran Tierney must quarantine as a result and will miss their Manchester City game

However, a follow-up test came back positive forcing him to withdraw from the Scotland squad for their upcoming triple header.

They face Israel in Euro 2020 qualifier on Thursday and then Nations League games against Slovakia and the Czech Republic.

More follows.

source: dailymail.co.uk

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