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Tottenham Hotspur Camp Hit By Covid Outbreak, Up To Six Players And Two Staff Test Positive

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Tottenham Hotspur Camp Hit By Covid Outbreak, Up To Six Players And Two Staff Test Positive

Tottenham Hotspur have been rocked by a Covid-19 outbreak in their camp and it's been reported up to six players have tested positive.

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Sky Sports have also claimed two members of the backroom staff have tested positive in recent days.

The club are currently waiting for PCR test results to confirm the extent of the outbreak.

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Antonio Conte's side are set to face Rennes in their final Europa Conference League Group G clash on Thursday evening.


Spurs go into that second in the group but level on points with Vitesse.

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A shock loss to NS Mura two weeks ago means Spurs need to win at home on Thursday to ensure passage to the knockout stages.

Since that loss, Spurs have recorded back to back home wins in the Premier League against Brentford and Norwich City respectively.

Conte is yet to lose in the Premier League with Spurs after replacing Nuno Espirito Santo last month.

A Premier League statement confirmed there were 12 new positive tests for Covid-19 in the latest rounds of testing.

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Image Credit: PA
Image Credit: PA

"The Premier League can today confirm that between Monday 29 November and Sunday 5 December, across two rounds of testing, 3,154 players and club staff were tested for Covid-19.

"Of these, there were twelve new positive tests.

"The Premier League is providing this aggregated information for the purposes of competition integrity and transparency.

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"No specific details as to clubs or individuals will be provided by the League and results will be made public on a weekly basis."

Image Credit: PA
Image Credit: PA

Tottenham are up to fifth in the Premier League and have a tricky fixture list coming up, including Liverpool on December 19.

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Topics: Tottenham Hotspur, Football, Premier League

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