(ANSA) – ROME, MARCH 22 – The Netherlands coach Louis van Gaal tested positive at Covid and in all likelihood he will not be on the bench next Saturday in the friendly scheduled with Denmark in Amsterdam. This was announced by the Dutch Football Association, informing that the team will be followed in these days of preparation by the other members of the coaching staff. There is also a friendly match against Germany next week on the orange national team program.
All the players and staff tested negative for the coronavirus in tests carried out yesterday upon their arrival at the training ground of Zeist while van Gaal. 70 years old, he presented himself with a cold and other symptoms “and today the positivity has emerged.
Christian Eriksen, the Danish midfielder who was among the most anticipated protagonists of the match, also risks having to give up on Saturday’s friendly because of the covid, marking his return to the national team more than nine months after the dramatic cardiac arrest suffered on the field while playing Europeans . (HANDLE).