Timm Klose tests positive for coronavirus

Norwich City defender Timm Klose has tested positive for coronavirus
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Norwich City defender Timm Klose has tested positive for coronavirus Picture: Paul Chesterton/Focus Images Ltd - Credit: Paul Chesterton/Focus Images Ltd

Norwich City’s on loan defender Timm Klose is in quarantine after testing positive for Covid-19 at FC Basel.

The experienced central defender returned a positive test on Thursday as part of Basel’s latest round of testing for staff.

The Swiss club confirmed the news on their social channels on Monday morning.

FC Basel tweeted: ‘The first team is back in training after returning form quarantine. Timm Klose will have to remain in quarantine due to testing positive for Covid-19 last Thursday. The remaining 47 team members and staff tested negative. #FCBasel1893 #zämmestark’

Klose linked up with his boyhood club in the closing days of the recent transfer window. The popular defender agreed a season long loan move with an option to buy for FC Basel.


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The 32-year-old has yet to make his debut for FCB, with the Swiss domestic league set to resume on November 1 after a month break.

The latest news follows a positive coronavirus test for fellow City loanee, Rocky Bushiri, who is currently at KV Mechelen, reported earlier this month.

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