NEW DELHI: Argentine football great Lionel Messi and three other players in the Paris Saint-Germain squad have tested positive for the coronavirus ahead of the team’s French Cup game on Monday night.
The team’s medical news Sunday the club named Messi, left back Juan Bernat, backup goalie Sergio Rico and 19-year-old midfielder Nathan Bitumazala. A staff member of the team too has tested positive, it said.
PSG is playing at third-tier Vannes.
Another prominent club Monaco said on Saturday that seven players had COVID-19 but none showed any worrying signs and are isolating.
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