ISTANBUL

Sergen Yalcin, manager of Turkish football club Besiktas, has tested positive for COVID-19, the club announced on Saturday.

In a statement, the Istanbul club said Yalcin has not developed any symptoms and will remain in isolation.

It said his “treatment has already started” and wished him a speedy recovery.

Yalcin, 47, became the manager of Besiktas in January this year, replacing Abdullah Avci.

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