Ghanaian youngster Felix Afena-Gyan has tested positive for Covid-19, his club AS Roma announced on Tuesday.
The 18-year-old will isolate for 10 days, ruling him out of AS Roma’s clash with Bologna on Wednesday.
The forward will also play no part in Sunday’s big game against Inter Milan at Stadio Olimpico.
“The club can confirm that, following the latest round of molecular testing involving the first-team squad, forward Felix Afena-Gyan has returned a positive test for Covid-19,” Roma’s statement reads.
“The relevant health authorities have immediately been informed.
“The player, who has been vaccinated, is doing fine and has now begun isolating at home.”
Following the announcement, Afena-Gyan posted on social media, “Tomorrow I’ll be supporting my teammates from in front of the TV. Waiting to test negative and to return to training.”
Afena-Gyan his first professional goals for Roma in a Serie A matchday 13 tie with Genoa, scoring twice after coming on as a second-half substitute.