Rangers player Ross McCrorie tests positive for coronavirus, club confirms he is self-isolating

McCrorie is one of five Portsmouth players to test positive

Ross McCrorie has tested positive for coronavirus
Ross McCrorie has tested positive for coronavirus

Rangers midfielder Ross McCrorie has tested positive for coronavirus and is self-isolating as a result.

The 21-year-old is currently on loan at Portsmouth having agreed a season-long temporary switch in the summer of 2019 and the Fratton Park club confirmed that the Scotland Under-21 international was one of five players to have contracted the virus.

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A statement from Portsmouth said: “Portsmouth Football Club can confirm that Ross McCrorie has tested positive for coronavirus.

“Previous tests showed that four other members of the squad – James Bolton, Andy Cannon, Haji Mnoga and Sean Raggett – had also contracted the virus.

“All five players displayed mild or no symptoms, but are self-isolating in accordance with government guidelines.

“The club are now waiting on the results of one more test, which is for a member of the backroom team.

“We urge everyone to continue following government advice to help limit the spread of this virus.

“Stay at home. Protect the NHS. Save lives.”

Rangers confirmed the news in a short statement, adding: “On behalf of everyone at Rangers FC we pass on our best wishes to first team player Ross McCrorie.

“We urge everyone to continue following government advice to help limit the spread of this virus. Stay at home. Protect the NHS. Save lives.”

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