Chelsea's Havertz tests positive for COVID-19

FILE PHOTO: Premier League - Burnley v Chelsea
FILE PHOTO: Premier League - Burnley v Chelsea

LONDON (Reuters) - Chelsea midfielder Kai Havertz was left out of their Champions League squad for the match against French side Stade Rennais after testing positive for COVID-19, manager Frank Lampard said before Wednesday's match.

The 21-year-old German, who joined Chelsea from Bayer Leverkusen in the close season for a reported 71 million pounds, is self-isolating.

Havertz has scored four goals in 10 games for the London club in all competitions this season.

(Reporting by Manasi Pathak in Bengaluru, editing by Ed Osmond)