Leeds United midfielder Mateusz Klich tests positive for Covid-19 confirms Polish FA

Mateusz Klich is currently on international duty with Poland.

Wednesday, 24th March 2021, 7:00 pm
Leeds United midfielder Mateusz Klich in action for Poland. Pic: Getty

Leeds United midfielder Mateusz Klich has tested positive for Covid-19, the Polish Football Association have confirmed.

Klich - who has made 25 starts in the Premier League for the Whites this season - linked up with his national team this week for the March international break.

The 30-year-old was due to travel to Budapest to take on Hungary on Thursday night in Poland's opening World Cup qualifier before involvement in games with Andorra and England.

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He will now isolate in line with the guidelines and a second test has been requested.

"The Polish national team received the results of the SARS-Cov-2 test this morning," Jakub Kwiatkowski, Poland's national team media officer, tweeted.

"Unfortunately, in the case of Mateusz Klich, the result is positive. The competitor is well and shows no symptoms of illness, but his trip to Budapest is excluded. Today the test was repeated."