Former Liverpool player and manager Kenny Dalglish has tested positive for coronavirus, his family said Friday.  

”Sir Kenny was admitted to hospital on Wednesday April 8 for treatment of an infection which required intravenous antibiotics,” said the family in a statement carried by the club on its website.

“In keeping with current procedures, he was subsequently tested for COVID-19 despite having previously displayed no symptoms of the illness. Unexpectedly, the test result was positive but he remains asymptomatic,” said the statement.

Dalglish, 69, self-isolated himself together with his family before his admission to the hospital.

“He looks forward to

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