Celtic speak out on latest Covid development after Neil Lennon comments on Dubai trip

Celtic have confirmed their latest round of testing in the playing squad has returned negative results – but one isolating player has shown another positive Covid result.

A general view ahead of a Scottish Premiership match between Celtic and Livingston at Celtic Park on January 16, 2021, in Glasgow, Scotland. (Photo by Rob Casey / SNS Group)

The club provided the latest update on the squad and those isolating ahead of Wednesday’s match in Livingston.

Manager Neil Lennon has returned to work following his isolation period, a consequence of Christopher Jullien’s positive test result revealed last weekend, and spoke to the media for the first time since his return from Dubai, robustly defending the club’s training camp trip.

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The club then confirmed the latest squad scenario and said: “Following the most recent round of COVID-19 testing, everyone within the playing squad involved last Monday and Saturday have again recorded negative tests.

“The isolating group of 16 people have all recorded negative tests, apart from one player. The player will continue to isolate and we wish him a speedy recovery. We can confirm that all other players and management staff have now returned to training.”

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