Barcelona player tests positive for COVID-19


Barcelona player tests positive for COVID-19
FILE PHOTO: Soccer Football - Champions League - Group F - FC Barcelona v Inter Milan - Camp Nou, Barcelona, Spain - October 2, 2019 General view outside the stadium before the match REUTERS/Albert Gea

In Summary

  • A Barcelona player has tested positive for the novel coronavirus after reporting back for pre-season training, the La Liga side said in a statement on Wednesday
  • Barca said the player was isolating in his home and was asymptomatic, adding that he had not been in contact with any of the players who are to travel to Lisbon for the Champions League ‘Final Eight’ tournament

A Barcelona player has tested positive for the novel coronavirus after reporting back for pre-season training, the La Liga side said in a statement on Wednesday.

Barca said the player was isolating in his home and was asymptomatic, adding that he had not been in contact with any of the players who are to travel to Lisbon for the Champions League ‘Final Eight’ tournament.

Barcelona conducted coronavirus tests on Tuesday on nine players – Pedri, Trincao, Matheus Fernandes, Jean-Clair Todibo, Moussa Wague, Carles Alena, Rafinha, Juan Miranda and Oriol Busquets – who are due to return for pre-season training today.

The nine players who were tested are not part of the first-team squad that is set to travel to Lisbon on Thursday for Barcelona’s Champions League quarter-final against Bayern Munich on Friday.

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