After contracting coronavirus, former Reading and Fulham striker Pavel Pogrebnyak has been hospitalised with double pneumonia.
Pogrebnyak’s current club is Russian Premier League side FC Ural Yekaterinburg.
Pogrebnyak, who spent three years in English football between 2012 and 2015, was in the hospital, his wife Maria reported on Instagram.
Maria, her 36-year-old husband, and their three children have the disorder.
She posted: “The husband is in the hospital, undergoing treatment! bilateral pneumonia.
“Today is the third day of the disease!
“My sense of smell has disappeared, I feel absolutely nothing! Awful feeling!”
Pogrebnyak’s wife added that the family faced further blood tests on Wednesday.