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Barcelona Confirm One Positive COVID-19 Test

A Barcelona player has tested positive for coronavirus, yet he has not been in contact with the players travelling to take on Bayern Munich

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Barcelona players celebrate during their Champions League match against Napoli at the Camp Nou
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Barcelona Confirm One Positive COVID-19 Test
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2020-08-12T15:15:11+05:30

Barcelona have revealed one of their nine players in pre-season training has tested positive for coronavirus.

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While the Blaugrana's first-team stars, including Lionel Messi, are preparing to face Bayern Munich in the Champions League, a separate group has started preparations for next season.

New arrival Matheus Fernandes is joined by Jean-Clair Todibo, Moussa Wague, Carles Alena, Rafinha, Juan Miranda and Oriol Busquets, along with Pedri and Francisco Trincao, who have been linked with Bayern and Leicester City respectively.

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Barca did not reveal the identity of the player but said one individual had returned a positive COVID-19 test. He is asymptomatic.

The confirmed case will not impact the Bayern quarter-final, however.

Barca's statement added: "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."


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