Pep Guardiola to miss Manchester City cup tie after positive Covid test

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  • Pep Guardiola
    Pep Guardiola
    Former Spanish soccer coach and player
  • Juan Manuel Lillo
    Spanish association football player and manager

Pep Guardiola will miss Manchester City’s FA Cup third-round tie at Swindon on Friday following a coronavirus outbreak at the Premier League champions. City have announced that manager Guardiola and assistant Juanma Lillo returned positive tests on Tuesday along with a number of other members of the “first-team bubble”. A statement on the club’s website added: “This brings the number of those isolating for Covid-related reasons amongst the group to 21. Of that number, 14 are backroom staff with seven first-team players.”

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