ISTANBUL

English Premier League side Manchester City announced Monday that their midfielder Ilkay Gundogan tested positive for the novel coronavirus.

“Ilkay is now observing a 10-day period of self-isolation in accordance with Premier League and UK Government protocol on quarantine,” the club said on its website.

The English giants wished him a quick recovery.

Gundogan, 28, joined Manchester City in June 2016 from the German side Borussia Dortmund.

He scored 17 goals in 115 appearances during his three-season spell with the English team.

The midfielder of Turkish descent claimed two Premier League titles, two League Cups, and a FA Cup with Manchester City.

He scored five goals in 33 games for the German national team since October 2011.

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