(Reuters) – or the attacker Lionel Messi and three other players Paris Saint-Germain has tested positive for covid-19, informed the French club this Sunday (02).
Messi arrived at PSG after his contract with Barcelona expired in August and since then the 34-year-old has scored Six goals in 16 matches who played for the club in Paris.
side Juan Bernata, Was Reserve goalkeeper Sergio Rico this is Midfielder Nathan Bitumzala There are other players who tested positive. PSG said that the four players are in isolation and will go through proper health protocols.
Coach Mauricio Pochettino’s team top the French league, with 46 points 13 points above runners-up Nice after 19 matches. PSG will face vanes, from the third division, on Monday (03), for the second round of french cup,
Pochettino said he was not sure whether Messi, who is currently in Argentina, would play against him in the team’s next match. Olympique de Lyon, No Dia 9 de Janeiro,
“Messi has been in regular touch with our medical team and will go to France when he tests negative, but we don’t know much more. We don’t know if he will play against Lyon or not. until he has a negative test in argentinaHe will not be able to travel to France. So it all comes down to testing when he will be able to travel… we will assess when he will be ready to play,” the coach said.
a France reports 219,126 new cases confirmed with covid-19 in 24 hours More than 200,000 cases have been registered in the country on Saturday (01) for the fourth consecutive day.
The country joins the United States, India, Brazil, England and Russia in the group of countries that have added more than 10 million cases.
PSG also said striker neymar, which is distant due to heel injury, will return to training in about three weeks.
(Por Manasi Pathak, em Bengaluru)