Last week, he joined the black-red delegation that went to Barranquilla, in Colombia, to follow Flamengo’s victory over Junior (1-2) on the first day of group A of the Copa Libertadores. Before, he was with the club president, Rodolfo Landim, and the vice president of marketing, Gustavo Oliveira, in Madrid.The South American Football Confederation (Conmebol) announced on Thursday the suspension of the Copa Libertadores matches scheduled between March 15-21 to contain the spread of the coronavirus.Brazil has confirmed until this Friday 98 cases of coronavirus, most of them in the state of Sao Paulo (56), the most populous and richest in the country, and investigates about 1,500 considered “suspects”, although without registering deaths. The World Health Organization (WHO) this week declared the coronavirus outbreak a “pandemic.” The players of the Flamengo, Liga and Copa Libertadores champion in 2019, were subjected to medical tests to detect if anyone has coronavirus, after the vice president and a club worker presented symptoms of the disease.Team Sources Rio de Janeiro confirmed that the medical services also carried out clinical examinations of the technical commission led by the Portuguese coach, Jorge Jesus, as well as all employees of the football department.“Flamengo is taking some precautions,” said the aforementioned sources, who stressed that these are “preventive” tests.The most popular club in Brazil decided to check the health status of players and coaches, after the entity’s vice president, Mauricio Gomes de Mattos, and an employee of the marketing department had symptoms of COVID-19. Both were waiting for the final result of the tests for coronovirus. Gomes de Mattos is admitted to a Brasilia hospital and awaits the result of a second analysis, according to local press.
RANKED BEST OF REPLY Forbes list reveals how much Mayweather, Ronaldo and Messi earned this decade According to The Telegraph, the glovesman is reluctant to extend his stay at Old Trafford with United struggling on the pitch. It is believed he does not want to remain with the club for the peak years of his career if silverware is an unlikely proposition.Juventus are on the lookout for a new number one and have been linked with De Gea. United could be forced to sell the keeper next summer if he will not sign a contract, or they will lose him for free at the end of 2019/20.The Red Devils have reportedly targeted Mat Ryan, the Brighton goalkeeper, as a potential replacement for De Gea. Every time Ally McCoist lost it on air in 2019, including funny XI reactions no dice shining MONEY REVEALED Which teams do the best on Boxing Day in the Premier League era? Son ban confirmed as Tottenham fail with appeal to overturn red card David de Gea is no closer to signing a new contract with Manchester United, according to reports.De Gea, the Spain goalkeeper, is out of contract at the end of the season, but he, along with eight other players, has a clause in his deal allowing United to extend it for a further year. Latest Football News Top nine Premier League free transfers of the decade Ronaldo warned Lukaku how hard scoring goals in Serie A would be before Inter move Where Ancelotti ranks with every Premier League boss for trophies won huge blow The Old Trafford club have been holding talks with De Gea’s representatives in an attempt to tie him down on fresh terms, but so far he has been unwilling to agree to a new deal.Last month talkSPORT told you that United have given the 28-year-old until the end of the year to put pen to paper, otherwise they will exercise their right to extend his deal until summer 2020.However, with just a month-and-a-half to go before his deadline expires, De Gea remains no closer to agreeing a contract with the club. REVEALED De Gea has not performed to his usual elite level this season ADVICE Berahino hits back at b******t Johnson criticism – ‘I was in a dark place at Stoke’ 1 Premier League Team of the Season so far, including Liverpool and Leicester stars Oxlade-Chamberlain suffers another setback as Klopp confirms serious injury