By Oliver Dawnay
22nd September 2020,
Updated: 22nd September 2020,
West Ham have announced that manager David Moyes and players Issa Diop and Josh Cullen have tested positive for coronavirus.
All three have returned home to self-isolate, while assistant manager Alan Irvine has taken charge of the Hammers for their Carabao Cup fixture against Hull.
West Ham United can confirm that David Moyes, Issa Diop and Josh Cullen have returned positive tests for COVID-19.
— West Ham United (@WestHam) September 22, 2020
A statement from the club read: “West Ham United can confirm that David Moyes, Issa Diop and Josh Cullen have returned positive tests for COVID-19.
“The Club’s medical team were informed of the test results as the team were at London Stadium preparing for this evening’s Carabao Cup third round tie against Hull City. The manager and both players immediately left the stadium and have returned home.
“All three, who are asymptomatic, will now follow Public Health England and Premier League guidelines and protocols.
“Everyone at West Ham United send their best wishes to David, Issa and Josh.
“Tonight’s match will go ahead as planned, with Assistant Manager Alan Irvine taking charge of the team. ”
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