The legend “Liverpool” Kenny Dalglish received a positive result for coronavirus and is in the hospital. Dalgleish was admitted to hospital on April 8 for treating infection, which required intravenous antibiotics.
69-year-old former striker of Celtic and Scotland regularly tested for the coronavirus after admission to the hospital. “Unexpected test result was positive, but the disease remains asymptomatic,” – said in the message of the dalgleish family.
The statement noted: “Kenny would like to take this opportunity to thank the wonderful hospital staff, whose dedication, courage and sacrifice must be the center of attention of the nation at this extraordinary time. Before admission to the hospital sir Kenny along with his family decided to voluntarily isolate themselves for longer than the recommended period. He urged everyone to follow the orders of the government and experts in the coming days and weeks. He is looking forward to the opportunity to return home in the near future.”
Dalglish won with Celtic the Scottish League title 4 times, and then moved to Liverpool in 1977. There he won 8 League Championships as player and coach, as well as three European Cup (1977/78, 1980/81, 1983/84). He also won the Premier League as a mentor “Blackburn Rovers” in 1995. And in 2018 received the title of knight.