Steven Gerrard, manager of Aston Villa, positive for Covid

Aston Villa manager Steven Gerrard will miss his team’s next two games for having tested positive for coronavirus

ENGLAND — Steven Gerrard, DT from Aston Villa, will miss the next two Premier League matches after testing positive for Covid-19, the club announced.

The head coach of town He will not be on the bench for Boxing Day’s home game against Chelsea and Tuesday’s trip to Leeds.

The club said in a statement: “Aston Villa can confirm that the coach Steven Gerrard He will not be able to attend our next two Premier League matches with Chelsea and Leeds United as he will be isolated after testing positive for Covid-19. “

In all, 25 Boxing Day games were postponed in the four major divisions of English football after two more EFL games were canceled.

Soon after, the Premier league reported that the match next Tuesday, December 28 between Aston Villa Y Leeds has been postponed.

“Following a request from Leeds, the Premier League Board met today and agreed to postpone the club’s home game against Aston Villa, to be played on Tuesday, December 28,” it was announced.