Tottenham legend Ossie Ardiles recovered after ‘long fight’ with Covid-19

Simon Collings
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Tottenham legend Ossie Ardiles has revealed he has recovered from Covid-19 after “a long fight with this horrible virus”.

Ardiles, who is loved by Spurs fans after helping the club win the FA Cup in 1981, announced he had tested positive for coronavirus earlier this month.

The 68-year-old tested positive on January 1 and revealed the news after Tottenham’s Carabao Cup semi-final with Brentford earlier this month, describing Spurs’ win as the “perfect antidote”.

The former Argentina international has now provided an update on his condition and revealed he has recovered.

Ardiles tweeted on Saturday afternoon: “To all my followers: I’m happy to report that I have recovered now from Covid 19.

"I was tested positive the 1st of January and it has been a long fight with this horrible virus. Thank you very much to alll of you for your concern and best wishes. COYS”

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