The two cases were found following swab tests performed on Saturday, with the club immediately informing the health authorities upon learning the outcomes.

Both gamers are asymptomatic and the rest of the team tested negative, Milan validated in a statement released on Sunday (January 17).

Calhanoglu and Hernandez are now isolating at house, leaving Milan without the duo for some crucial fixtures turning up in January.

The Serie A leaders – who have actually lost simply once in league action this season up until now – visit Cagliari on Monday, then host Atalanta at San Siro next Saturday.

There is also a Coppa Italia quarter-final clash with competitors Inter looming on the horizon, that connect due to be used January 25.