Marouane Fellaini tests positive for coronavirus

Former Manchester United midfielder Marouane Fellaini has tested positive for coronavirus, his Chinese club Shandong Luneng have announced.

Chinese media is reporting that the 32-year-old is in isolation at Jinan hospital, which specialises in infectious diseases.

Fellaini, who spent 11 seasons in England with United and Everton, recently returned to the country after a spell in Dubai following the outbreak of Covid-19.

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Manchester United's Marouane Fellaini lines up prior to the UEFA Champions League, Group H match at Old Trafford, Manchester. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Picture date: Tuesday October 2, 2018. See PA story SOCCER Man Utd. Photo credit should read: Martin Rickett/PA Wire. RESTRICTIONS: Use subject to restrictions. Written editorial use only. No commercial use.
MILAN, ITALY - FEBRUARY 22: Marouane Fellaini and Victoria Bonya attend the Philipp Plein fashion show on February 22, 2020 in Milan, Italy. (Photo by Tullio M. Puglia/Getty Images)
SHANGHAI, CHINA - DECEMBER 06: Marouane Fellaini #25 of Shandong Luneng Taishan in action during 2019 CFA Cup Final - Shanghai Greenland Shenhua v Shandong Luneng Taishan at Shanghai Hongkou Football Stadium on December 6, 2019 in Shanghai, China. (Photo by Fred Lee/Getty Images)
SHANGHAI, CHINA - DECEMBER 05: Marouane Fellaini of Shandong Luneng Taishan in action during 2019 CFA Cup Final - Shanghai Greenland Shenhua v Shandong Luneng Taishan: Pregame Training & Press Conference at Shanghai Hongkou Football Stadium on December 5, 2019 in Shanghai, China. (Photo by Fred Lee/Getty Images)
SHANGHAI, CHINA - AUGUST 20: Marouane Fellaini #25 of Shandong Luneng celebrates a point during the 2019 Chinese Football Association (CFA) Cup semi-final match between Shanghai SIPG and Shandong Luneng at Shanghai Stadium on August 20, 2019 in Shanghai, China. (Photo by VCG/VCG via Getty Images)
Marouane Fellaini of Belgium during a match between France and Belgium valid for the semi final of the 2018 World Cup held at the Krestovsky Stadium in Saint Petersburg, Russia on July 10, 2018. (Photo: Marcelo Machado de Melo/Fotoarena/Sipa USA)
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"The official test confirmed that the player Fellaini has tested positive for the coronavirus during the quarantine observation period," the club said in a statement.

"During this period, the player's body temperature has been normal and there are no other discomforts. He has received further observation and treatment at a designated medical institution."

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