According to L’ Equipe, Cameroon and Lyon forward, Karl Toko has been tested positive for COVID-19 after returning from Christmas break.
Karl Toko who has been instrumental for coach Maxwell Cornet’s side will be out of action for a while following the COVID-19 protocols.
Consequently, the player will miss Lyon’s match day 18 clash against RS Lens on Wednesday.
Lyon are currently joined top with Lille on 36 points each, just one point above rivals Paris Saint Germain on the third spot.
It should be noted that Karl Toko is Lyon’s top scorer this season with 9 goals in 17 league appearances.
Coach Maxwell Cornet will be hoping that Dutch forward, Memphis Depay; Tino Kadewere and Houssem Aouar lead Lyon into victory on Wednesday.
Karl Toko joins the lights of other Cameroon footballers like Christian Bassogog, Njie Clinton and others to have contracted the deadly coronavirus.