Rangers fans traveling to Portugal for the Europa League clash with Braga have voiced their concerns over "nightmare" quarantine amid Coronavirus fears.

Some fans heading to and from Braga for the second leg tie tomorrow are doing so via Italy - which is scrambling to contain the spread of Europe's first major outbreak of the virus. 

According to the BBC, police are manning checkpoints across northern parts of the country putting 11 towns into lockdown after 229 people tested positive for Coronavirus - causing seven deaths,

Now, Gers fans traveling through Milan are being faced with problems.

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Speaking to LBC News, one fan said: "On Thursday we're flying back from Porto into Milan and then leaving to Edinburgh.

"We're not quite sure what's going to happen with that.

"From what I've seen on Twitter they're shutting down parts of Milan.

"Milan airport is like a ghost town.

"We've contacted our airline, I think it's EasyJet, they're saying as is stands they'll be flying out.

"We spoke to maybe three of four this morning that we know for definite are flying back through Milan.

"On the flight this morning there was 20-30 maybe and I would imagine they will be getting the same connecting flights."

In Milan, the Europa League match between Inter Milan and Ludogorets will be played behind closed doors because of fears about the spread of the virus. 

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The Rangers fan added: "We don't want to fly into Milan and get stuck, or fly into Edinburgh and possibly end up in some sort of quarantine.

"That would be an absolute nightmare.

"I'm due back at work on Friday so if there's any chance of anything like that happening I'll not be going anywhere near Milan."

It comes as Health Secretary Matt Hancock said British people returning to the UK from anywhere in northern Italy should self-isolate.

Speaking on BBC Breakfast, he added that people returning from any areas quarantined by the Italian government should self-isolate whether they show symptoms or not.

He said: “The official advice which will be formally updated at eight o’clock this morning is going to change so that those who have been to northern Italy – north of Pisa – if they have flu-like symptoms should self-isolate.

“If people have been to the affected areas that the Italian government have quarantined then they should self-isolate whether or not they have symptoms.”