Rangers player Ross McCrorie tests positive for coronavirus

The 22-year-old, on loan at Portsmouth this season, is currently self-isolating.

Ross McCrorie: The young defender has tested positive for coronaviurs.
Ross McCrorie: The young defender has tested positive for coronaviurs.

Rangers defender Ross McCrorie – who is currently out on loan – has tested positive for coronavirus.

The 22-year-old, who is on the books at Portsmouth this season, is the fifth player at the English League One side to be diagnosed with Covid-19.

McCrorie and the four other players – James Bolton, Andy Cannon, Haji Mnoga and Sean Raggett – had displayed mild or no symptoms.

A statement from Portsmouth said: “All five players displayed mild or no symptoms, but are self-isolating in accordance with government guidelines.

“The club are now waiting on the results of one more test, which is for a member of the backroom team.

“We urge everyone to continue following government advice to help limit the spread of this virus.

“Stay at home. Protect the NHS. Save lives.”

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