A FC Barcelona player, who » has not been in contact » with » the team due to travel to Lisbon on Thursday » for the Champions League final tournament, has tested positive for the new coronavirus, the Catalan club announced this Wednesday in a statement.
» After the PCR tests carried out yesterday Tuesday afternoon to the group of nine players who started their preseason today (Wednesday), one of them tested positive for Covid-19. He is asymptomatic, he is in good health. health and was placed in isolation at his home, « Barça announced in a statement released on Wednesday morning, without specifying the identity of the infected person.
» The player has not been in contact with members of the first team who have planned to travel to Lisbon tomorrow Thursday, » said the Blaugrana club , who are due to face Bayern Munich on Friday in the Champions League quarter-finals, during the unpublished Final 8 which is to take place in Lisbon from August 12 to 23.
FC Barcelona has directly informed the relevant sports and health authorities, and has traced all the people who have recently been in contact with the player to take PCR tests, the club said.
The nine young players who have started their preseason are Rafinha, Carles Aleña, Pedri, Francisco Trincao, Oriol Rosell, Juan Miranda, Matheus Fernandes, Moussa Wague and French prospect Jean-Clair Todibo (20).