Norwich City boss Daniel Farke has disclosed that their Scotland midfielder Kenny McLean has tested positive for Covid-19.

As a result of the positive test, McLean will not be in action for Norwich when they take on Barnsley in the FA Cup this afternoon.

The Norwich boss has disclosed that the player has already begun self-isolating, after developing some Covid related symptoms.

“Isolation period has begun”

“Kenny’s isolation period has begun. He tested positive with his lateral flow test, and then he needs to do the PCR test. But it looks pretty certain. He developed some symptoms over the last few days and this can happen.

Kenny McLean in action for Norwich City

Kenny McLean in action for Norwich City (Photo by Matthew Ashton – AMA/Getty Images)


The positive test will be a blow for the player and the club. McLean has been in excellent form for Norwich this season. The 29-year-old has been key to Norwich’s run to the top of the Championship table.

Unfortunate for the player

However, Covid-19 at the moment looks to be something that clubs will just have to deal with, and it is a pity for the player that he has been affected.

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Kenny McLean has been a key man for Norwich City this season (Photo by Stephen Pond/Getty Images)

Hopefully for the player, the symptoms are mild, and he can return to action soon. McLean has a lot to play for this season. Not only for Norwich, but for Scotland.

With the World Cup qualifiers and European Championship coming up this year, he will want to return to action soon. He will also have a big part to play for Norwich in the rest of the Championship season.

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