Middlesbrough manager Neil Warnock has tested positive for Covid-19, the Sky Bet Championship club has confirmed.

Warnock, 71, took charge of Boro's 2-0 League Cup second-round defeat at home to Barnsley on Tuesday night but will now spend time self-isolating.

"The club can confirm that our manager Neil Warnock has returned a positive test for Covid-19 and will be spending a period in isolation in accordance with guidelines," Middlesbrough announced in a statement.

"Neil is in good spirits and we look forward to welcoming him back after his period in isolation."