Home / Sports / Football / Barcelona Player Tests Positive For COVID-19 Ahead Of Bayern Clash
Barcelona

Barcelona Player Tests Positive For COVID-19 Ahead Of Bayern Clash

A Barcelona player has tested positive for coronavirus but he has not been in contact with the squad travelling to Lisbon for the Champions League quarter-final against Bayern Munich, the club said on Wednesday.

“Following PCR tests conducted this Tuesday afternoon on the group of nine players due to begin the preseason today, one of them has tested positive for COVID-19,” Barcelona said in a statement.

“The player has not been in contact with any of the senior team players who are scheduled to travel to Lisbon this Thursday to compete in the Champions League.”

The club added the player, who they did not name, “has no symptoms, is in good health and has been quarantined at his home”.

Barca, who were beaten to the Spanish title by Real Madrid, face Bayern in the ‘Final Eight’ played behind closed in the Portuguese capital on Friday.

AFP

About Gabriel Ntoka

Check Also

Hoffenheim End Bayern’s Unbeaten Run

European champions Bayern Munich suffered their first defeat since December when their 23-match winning run …

Schalke Sack Coach Wagner After Worst Start In Bundesliga History

Schalke 04 announced on Sunday they have sacked head coach David Wagner after going 18 …

Leave a Reply

Do NOT follow this link or you will be banned from the site!
WhatsApp Newsbreak