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.