Official: Bennacer has tested negative for Coronavirus, the midfielder is authorized to resume training

Ismaël Bennacer during training at Milanello. (

Ismaël Bennacer has recovered from COVID and will soon get back to training center Milanello.

Last Saturday Milan announced that Bennacer had tested positive for COVID-19. Today, the club confirmed that the Coronavirus is behind the Algerian.

A statement on the official website of the Rossoneri reads on Sunday: “Milan can announce that Ismaël Bennacer has tested negative for Covid-19. The player has undergone medical screening and is authorized to resume training.”

Bennacer will miss this evening’s match against Real Madrid, but will be back for the final pre-season game of the season against Panathinaikos next Saturday. More importantly, he’ll be fit to play in the first Serie A match of the season, when Milan take on Sampdoria on August 23rd.

Isma posted the following on social media after the announcement of Milan:

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Why is this management delaying in signing illicic,that wud be a quality boost ,other clubs know how to milk milan in paying for their players but milan can sell their players for far cheaper rate