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Norwich suffers Covid scare ahead of Man Utd clash and fears two players will miss out and match against Aston Villa

NORWICH has become the latest English Premier League to be affected by the Covid scare.

Canaries boss Dean Smith has revealed that he has faced the thrill of waiting for PCR test results after a few players felt ‘unwell’.

Norwich broke a sweat during the PCR test

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Norwich broke a sweat during the PCR testCredit: PA

Relegation-threatened Norwich are currently facing poor strength when they face Manchester United on Saturday night.

Tottenham and Leicester have been no flare up This week, with the previous match against Rennes and Brighton is postponed.

Spurs beat Norwich 3-0 last weekend.

But Smith doesn’t think any potential positive test on his team has anything to do with their trip to North London.

He said: “We have had some issues and there have been some Covid related issues that we are waiting for the results for this morning.

“I can’t really let you in on any of the names, but there are a few players we’re worried about, so we’ve tested and we’ll wait for the PCR results on them.

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“‘(They’re) just feeling a little unwell, unlikely to be linked with last week’s game against Tottenham.

“It’s just that in general, I think (like) with the entire nation, (we’re) holding our breath at the moment.”

Prem teams have been asked to return to the Covid-19 training ground with safety measures – including social distancing and wearing masks.

As part of the Government’s ‘Plan B’ announcement – fans will have to perform proof of vaccination or negative results within 24 hours of attending an event with 10,000 fans or more.

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https://www.the-sun.com/sport/premier-league/4247343/norwich-covid-scare-man-utd/ Norwich suffers Covid scare ahead of Man Utd clash and fears two players will miss out and match against Aston Villa

Huynh Nguyen

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