Many Crystal Palace fans are reacting to the news that they will be without midfielder and club captain Luka Milivojevic for the next couple of weeks.
Milivojevic has tested positive for Covid-19 whilst on international duty with Serbia. As a result, he will remain in self-isolation in Serbia in accordance with current laws. He is currently well and asymptomatic.
The Serbian has only been starting this season when other players have been unavailable but squad depth is key. However, due to the red card he received against Wolves, the player was still due to miss the games against Burnley and Newcastle due to his suspension.
What has disgruntled many Palace fans is the fact that there are international breaks at all given what is going on in the world. It makes it more likely for the players to fall ill or get injured, and the last international break saw Jordan Ayew miss some fixtures due to testing positive.
Here is how Palace fans have reacted to the news:
Luka Milivojevic has tested positive for Covid-19 whilst on international duty with Serbia.
As a result, he will remain in self-isolation in Serbia in accordance with current laws. Luka is currently well and asymptomatic.
— Crystal Palace F.C. (@CPFC) November 12, 2020
Traveling around for international matches during a global pandemic is ridiculous. Hope Luka stays well ❤️💙
— James (@Sitdown_Jim) November 12, 2020
Sending much love Luka.. Stay strong and get well soon ♥️💙 xx
— Julie Osborne (@JulieOs28364111) November 12, 2020
International breaks during this time are unbelievably stupid
— Randy Butternubs (@fakeAndyTweets) November 12, 2020
International break doesn’t make any sense at this point. https://t.co/NX5SxWcPKw
— Abimbola Otun (@bimbola_otun) November 12, 2020
Highlights the utter madness of these international fixtures going ahead https://t.co/HZh9L3UrcS
— Chris Waters (@Clapham_Grand) November 12, 2020
— Mandy morgan (@mandyswagsta) November 12, 2020
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