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Aaron Wan-Bissaka could MISS the start of Manchester United’s pre-season after heading to Dubai

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The full-back has flown to the popular holiday destination following the end of United’s season and is now expected to undertake a period of 14 days self-isolation upon his return.

He is due to fly back from the United Arab Emirates by the end of the week.

United players are scheduled to return for pre-season training next week meaning Wan-Bissaka will miss the start of Ole Gunnar Solskjaer side’s preparations for the forthcoming season.

Old Trafford officials provided all their players with travel guidance at the end of the season, detailing where they could travel without being required to quarantine upon return.

Wan-Bissaka could now find himself in hot water when he returns to Manchester after appearing to disregard their advice.

When travelling with their clubs to officially compete or train, players are protected by the ‘elite sportsperson’ protocols which means they are not required to quarantine upon return.

But the UK government has confirmed that Wan-Bissaka would be required to self-isolate when he lands home because he is not officially training or competing with United in Dubai.

According to the official Government website, Wan-Bissaka was required to produce a negative Covid test reading with 96 hours of arriving in the UAE.

United will also test the defender as soon as possible upon his return to the UK.

Wan-Bissaka has been individually during his time in Dubai as he keeps himself in shape ahead of the forthcomingBut even if he had been selected on Tuesday, the 22-year-old’s decision to fly to Dubai effectively ruled him out of contention for international duty because of his quarantine period campaign.

Nonetheless, his pending absence from the opening days of United’s pre-season training schedule will frustrate manager Solskjaer.

Wan-Bissaka was not included in Gareth Southgate’s squad for next month’s games against Iceland and Denmark

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West Ham : David Moyes , Issa Diop & Josh Cullen Test Positive For Covid-19

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West Ham United manager David Moyes and two of the club’s players have tested positive for coronavirus.
The Premier League club were informed of the positive tests while preparing for Tuesday’s Carabao Cup tie against Hull City at London Stadium.
Moyes, 57, defender Issa Diop, 23, and 24-year-old midfielder Josh Cullen will now be required to self-isolate.
“The manager and both players immediately left the stadium and have returned home,” said a club statement.
West Ham said the three men were all asymptomatic and assistant manager Alan Irvine took charge of the Hull match, which both Diop and Cullen were due to start.
Public Health England guidelines state those with Covid-19 should self-isolate for at least 10 days, meaning Moyes, Diop and Cullen will not be able to attend training or the league game against Wolverhampton Wanderers on 27 September.
BBC Radio 5 Live’s John Southall said the trio travelled to the ground with the squad in two or three separate coaches.
“They say they all social distanced, the squad, from when they met up and throughout the journey,” he said.
“As soon as they arrived, the results from the tests done yesterday came through and the two players and the manager were isolated immediately in separate rooms and left the ground very quickly, I’m told.
“West Ham say they are satisfied nobody else in the squad needs to self-isolate and that is why the game went ahead.”
The news comes after Leyton Orient v Tottenham Hotspur in the EFL Cup third round on Tuesday was called off because a number of the home players had contracted coronavirus.
It came on the day the government announced a raft of new coronavirus restrictions for England which could last for up to six months.
As part of the stricter rules, Prime Minister Boris Johnson has confirmed plans for fans to return to watch live sport events in England from 1 October will not go ahead.
Sports bodies have been told not to expect spectators at stadiums and venues until the end of March at the earliest.

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Man City squad stretched to its limit, says Guardiola

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Pep Guardiola said his squad is stretched to the limit as Manchester City prepare to launch their League Cup defense after Monday ’ s opening Premier League win against Wolves .
City claimed an impressive 3- 1 victory at Molineux on Monday as Kevin De Bruyne , Phil Foden , and Gabriel Jesus struck in their Premier League opener.
They remain without Joao Cancelo, Bernardo Silva, Oleksandr Zinchenko , Sergio Aguero , Aymeric Laporte , and Eric Garcia while Ilkay Gundogan is self – isolating after testing positive for coronavirus .
City, who have won the League Cup for the past three seasons, start the defense of their trophy against Bournemouth on Thursday and Guardiola knows they cannot afford to lose more players.
“ All we want is the seven players that are out to come back , ” he said .
“ Now we have a competition that we cannot spend the energy that we spent today , before Leicester ( on Sunday) , so we ’ re going to play mostly academy players and try to keep the energy for the Premier League .
“ With this lack of preparation and seven players out and not coming back soon , we have to keep the players from Monday as safe as possible .
“ We will see how many are available , how they recover . We have just three days . We won the Carabao ( League ) Cup three times in a row and we would like to continue but we don’ t have the players in this period to play every three days . ”

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Djokovic wins fifth Italian Open title

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Novak Djokovic claimed a record 36 th Masters crown on Monday, beating Argentine Diego Schwartzman in the final of the Italian Open .
The world number one won 7 – 5 , 6 – 3 to break a tie with Spanish rival Rafael Nadal for most master titles .
For Djokovic , it was a fifth title in the warm – up clay – court tournament for next week ’ s French Open .
Nine- time Rome winner Nadal, the defending champion, fell in the quarter -finals to eighth- seed Schwartzman .

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