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Markus Rosenberg moves from Ajax to Bremen

Ajax Amsterdam and Werder Bremen have reached an agreement for the immediate transfer of Swedish striker Markus Rosenberg to the German league leaders, Ajax announced Friday.

Rosenberg, 24, was under contract at Ajax until July 2009. The Swede made his debut for the Amsterdam side in August 2005 and played 63 official games, scoring 20 goals.

As Rosenberg already played for Ajax in the ongoing UEFA Cup tournament he will not be eligible to play for Werder Bremen in the UEFA Cup, Ajax said on its website.

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Croatian player tests positive ahead of Sweden match

Croatian midfielder Marcelo Brozovic tested positive for Covid-19 on Friday, a day ahead of the country's Nations League match with Sweden, the Croatian football federation (HNS) said.

Croatian player tests positive ahead of Sweden match
Croatian midfielder Marcelo Brozovic (left) tested positive for coronavirus on Friday. Photo: Miguel Medina / AFP
“Brozovic's Inter Milan and Swedish epidemiologists were informed about the positive test,” an HNS statement said.
   
The player's positive result came two days after defender Domagoj Vida was informed of a positive Covid-19 test after playing the first half of a friendly with Turkey in Istanbul.
   
Apart from Brozovic, 27, one staff member also tested positive.
   
They were both isolated from other members of the national team.
   
After Sweden, Croatia play another Nations League game against Portugal on Tuesday.
   
Croatia, runners-up at the 2018 World Cup, are third in their Nations League group which also includes France, the team that beat them to the World Cup, Cristiano Ronaldo's Portugal and Sweden.
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