Alex Telles sends message to United fans after testing positive to coronavirus

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Manchester United new boy, Alex Telles, has sent a heartfelt message to the fans, after testing positive to the deadly coronavirus.

The Brazilian was expected to feature for the Red Devils on Wednesday, after impressing against Paris Saint-Germain last Tuesday, but when the lineup was revealed, his name was conspicuously missing.

Olé Gunnar Solskjaer later explained the reason the left-back was omitted from the match, and revealed he’d tested positive for Covid-19.

Taking to his Instagram to confirm the message to fans, Telles wrote, “Guys, I want to thank you for the messages of affection that I received from the moment that United announced that I have been diagnosed with COVID-19. I want to say that I am fine, isolated and soon I will be back with all my strength to help my teammates. Once again, thank you all for your lovely messages!”

Telles is now expected to miss this weekend’s clash against Arsenal, as he self-isolates for 14 days.