Sky Sport Italia reports Daniele De Rossi’s situation is considered ‘under control’ after the Italy staff member was hospitalised with COVID-19.
Il Tempo reported the former Roma captain had been hospitalised at the Spallanzani Hospital in Rome since yesterday.
The technical coach of the Azzurri had contracted the virus due to the outbreak during the World Cup Qualifiers retreat last month.
News agency ANSA spoke to sources close to the player, who confirmed he has been hospitalised.
According to the sources, De Rossi was admitted to hospital for ‘infectious diseases for pneumonia and his conditions and the situation is considered under control’.
De Rossi started the new chapter as a coach and joined Italy CT Roberto Mancini’s staff at Coverciano ahead of the World Cup Qualifiers.