West Ham manager David Moyes tests positive for coronavirus

The former Celtic player returned a positive test on Tuesday.

West Ham manager David Moyes has tested positive for coronavirus.

The English Premier League club announced that the former Celtic defender returned a positive test, as did two of their players, Issa Diop and Josh Cullen.

West Ham’s medical team were informed of the test results as the team were at London Stadium preparing for Tuesday night’s Carabao Cup third-round tie against Hull.

Glaswegian Moyes, who also managed Manchester United and Everton, immediately left the stadium and returned home.

All three, who are asymptomatic, will now follow Public Health England and Premier League guidelines and protocols.

Tuesday’s match went ahead as planned, with assistant manager Alan Irvine taking charge of the team.

The Club’s measures and protocols around COVID-19 remain stringent. This included offering to test the Hull team ahead of tonight’s fixture – an offer which they opted not to accept.

Meanwhile, last Saturday’s Premier League opponents Arsenal, who claimed a 2-1 victory over the Hammers at the Emirates, will continue as planned as all protocols were followed.

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