Nigerian stars Iheanacho, Lookman tested positive for COVID-19

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Leicester were out without seven players for Thursday’s decisive Europa League trip to Napoli due to coronavirus cases or illness, manager Brendan Rodgers.

Nigerian stars Kelechi Iheanacho and Ademola Lookman were among those who tested positive for COVID-19, according to Eurosports.

The newspaper also reported that Ayoze Perez was out for the Foxes after testing positive for Covid, adding that Kalidou Koulibaly, Victor Osimhen, Lorenzo Insigne, and Fabian Ruiz were out injured for Napoli.

Extra measures to curb rates of Covid-19 infections in England, including the introduction of vaccine passports for the first time, were announced by the British government on Wednesday due to fears over a surge in cases of the Omicron variant.

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