Former Reading and Fulham striker Pavel Pogrebnyak is in hospital with double pneumonia after contracting coronavirus.

The 36-year-old has the disease, as do his wife and three children.

The news was confirmed by his wife Maria on Instagram.

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.

The striker's current club is Russian Premier League side FC Ural Yekaterinburg.