As the table-leveled Aston Villa announced on Saturday, Gerrard has been positively tested on Covid-19 and will definitely be Aston Villa on Sunday against Chelsea (18.30 clock). Villas originally planned for next Tuesday in Leeds was completely canceled.
After a corona outbreak within the team, Leeds had initially asked the Premier League to lay the game planned for the Boxing Day at the FC Liverpool. The wish came the league regrettably. For a long time, whether adequate players would be reported to the villa match in time — that was probably not the case so that this game had to be laid.
Great Corona Worries in England — Vieira also affected
The Premier League is currently plagued by numerous CoronaSorgen, only four of ten games had been held last weekend — among other things, Aston Villa was affected, which could not spend his game against Burley. Overall, the Premier League must already find for 14 games after-holder dates.
For the 41-year-old, the finding is a setback, he had led the seven-time English champion since his takeover in November with four wins from six games in ten — only against the top teams Manchester City (1: 2) and his ex-club FC Liverpool (0: 1) had to digest the former national player defeats.
In addition to Gerrard, Patrick Vieira of Crystal Palace got another prominent coach. As Palace announced a few hours before the batch of Tottenham, the French world champion from 1998 to a positive Covid-19 finding in quarantine. Vieira is represented by Assistenzcoach Asian Roberts at the Spurs.