Champions alert: FC Barcelona confirms a case of coronavirus in its squad – Diez

He Barcelona reported this Wednesday of a case of coronavirus among its ranks, that “has not been in contact” with the members of the first team who travel to Lisbon on Thursday to play the quarterfinals of the Champions.

“After the tests PCR carried out yesterday Tuesday afternoon to the group of nine players who today (Wednesday) have to start the preseason, one of them has tested positive for Covid-19“reported the Barcelona it’s a statement.

“The affected person is asymptomatic, is in good health and is isolated at home,” added the Barça club, which is playing its quarter-final match of the Champions League against him Bayern Munich in Lisboa.

He Barça has rushed to ensure that “the player has not been in contact with the members of the first team who plan to travel” on Thursday to the Portuguese capital for the ‘final at 8’ of the Champions.

WHO IS THE INFECTED?

In principle, the affected person would be one of the members of a small group of players, some new signings and loans that return, who must start working.

The nine footballers in this group are Pedro González ‘Pedri’, the portuguese Francisco Trincao, the brazilian Matheus Fernandes, the French Jean-Claire Todibo, Senegalese Moussa Wagué, Carles Aleñá, Rafinha, Juan Miranda and Oriol Busquets.

This positive communication by the Barcelona comes after Tuesday the Valencia report two cases of coronavirus among its members and another first division team, the Betis, will also register a case.

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