BREAKING: Pep Guardiola And Man City Suffers Major Covid_19 Outbreak.

Manchester City have announced a total of seven first-team players are isolating due to Covid-19 related reasons, with a further 14 members of the backroom staff also isolating.

Pep Guardiola will miss Man City's FA Cup third-round tie at Swindon on Friday after testing positive for Covid-19.

"The City manager recorded a positive test on Tuesday along with assistant Juanma Lillo. Both are now isolating, along with a number of other positive cases within the City first team bubble"..  reads a statement released by Man City.

"This brings the number of those isolating for Covid related reasons amongst the group to 21. Of that number, 14 are backroom staff with seven first team players.

"Assistant coach Rodolfo Borrell will take charge of the team for the trip to Swindon."

The identities of the first-team players currently isolating remain unknown, as the club is withholding that information on grounds of medical confidentiality. 

Man City game away to league two club Swindon Town is not expected to be postponed despite the Covid_19 outbreak, they are also set to welcome title-chasing Chelsea to the Etihad Stadium on Saturday 15th January, just nine days from now. 

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