COVID-19: Barcelona Player Tests Positive


Unidentified Barcelona player has tested positive on Tuesday ahead of the pre-season training.

The coronavirus test was conducted on nine players who are due to return to training ahead of pre-season- Pedri, Trincao, Matheus Fernandes, Jean-Clair Todibo, Moussa Wague, Carles Alena, Rafinha, Juan Miranda and Oriol Busquets.

One of the nine players whose identity was not released came out positive.

The club in their statement, says the player is asymptomatic and is quarantining at home. They also added that the matter has been reported to the health authorities and all of the player’s recent contacts have been tracked.

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Barcelona also made it clear that 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.

The competition which was Postponed at the last 16 stage in March due to the pandemic is to be concluded with a mini-tournament in Portugal


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