Neil Warnock tests positive for COVID-19 and will self-isolate, The 71-year-old Middlesbrough manager
will now miss their Championship clash at home to Bournemouth on Saturday.
Neil Warnock tests positive for COVID-19, Assistant Kevin Blackwell and first-team coach Ronnie Jepson
were in charge of the Carabao Cup defeat to Barnsley, with the latter carrying out post-match media duties.
Warnock is believed to be isolating at home and still working on signings for the club, but has stayed away
from the training ground.
The rest of the coaching staff have tested negative and will take control of the team in Warnock’s absence when
Bournemouth visit the Riverside on Saturday.
A statement from the club on the 71-year-old manager read: “The club can confirm that our manager Neil
Warnock has returned a positive test for COVID-19 and will be spending a period in isolation
in accordance with guidelines.
“Neil is in good spirits and we look forward to welcoming him back after his period in isolation.