Tottenham hit by ANOTHER positive coronavirus case with new outbreak also in U23s squad as Covid rips through club

TOTTENHAM have reportedly been hit with another case of Covid-19 at their North London training base.

A fresh case has been recorded among Tottenham's first-team squad, with a new outbreak also in the U23s.

According to the Telegraph the latest cases add to eight first-team players, nine staff members, and multiple U23s who returned positive tests last week.

An exact number of fresh cases isn't detailed, but the new outbreak among the U23s is said to be 'large,' with a case also in the first team.

Positive cases at the club forced scheduled clashes with Rennes last Thursday and Brighton on Sunday to be called off.

A number of recovered and negative players had returned to the club on Sunday for restricted training sessions.

And boss Antonio Conte was scheduled to hold another session today.

But reports suggest he could have just 13 players, including two goalkeepers, in training ahead of Thursday's game against Leicester.

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It means that game too is also at risk of not going ahead.

A fresh outbreak among the U23s makes Conte unable to beef up his first team for Thursday's scheduled clash with youngsters.

Some of Conte's staff members still remain in isolation after returning positive tests over the last few days.

Spurs are facing a festive fixture pile-up after not fulfilling their last two clashes, with last month's trip to Burnley also postponed due to heavy snow at Turf Moor.

SunSport also exclusively revealed that Manchester United been hit by a Covid outbreak that could threaten their midweek trip to Brentford.

United had positive lateral flow tests returned on a number of players and staff and the Premier League have been informed.

Aston Villa too are the latest club to suffer from a coronavirus outbreak as they closed their training ground on Sunday.

According to The Athletic, the Villans have now been struck by the virus, with the club deciding to cancel Sunday's recovery session at Bodymoor Heath.

They state that just one player has contracted the deadly bug, while staff members at their training ground have tested positive.

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