Rangers youngster Ross McCrorie, currently on loan at Portsmouth, has tested positive for coronavirus.
The League One side announced that he was their fifth player to contract Covid-19, with James Bolton, Andy Cannon, Haji Mnoga and Sean Raggett also affected.
A club statement said that all five “displayed mild or no symptoms, but are self-isolating in accordance with government guidelines.”
— Portsmouth FC (@Pompey) March 24, 2020
A member of the Portsmouth backroom staff is also awaiting the results of a coronavirus test.
The club statement added: “We urge everyone to continue following government advice to help limit the spread of this virus.
“Stay at home. Protect the NHS. Save lives.”
— Rangers Football Club (@RangersFC) March 24, 2020
Earlier today, posts on Rangers’ social media accounts expressed similar sentiments.
The message to supporters read: “Protect our NHS. Stay Home. Save Lives. Rangers will be Ready for your return.”