Moroccan international Mehdi Carcela has tested positive for coronavirus, his club, Standard de Liège, announced on Thursday.
“The results of the latest Covid-19 tests carried out on Wednesday unfortunately indicate that Mehdi Carcela is positive,” the Belgian club said in a statement.
“He will therefore not be able to be selected for our next meeting scheduled for this Saturday against Eupen,” added Standard de Liège.
Mehdi Carcela, 31, has played 11 games this season with the Liège club. In addition to the match against Eupen on Saturday for the 13th day of the Belgian league, the Moroccan attacking midfielder could also miss the Europa League meeting next Thursday against Polish club Lech Poznan.