Barcelona player tests positive for COVID-19

Reuters , Wednesday 12 Aug 2020

Camp Nou Stadium
A black ribbon is seen in the grandstands of Camp Nou stadium during the Johan Cruyff memorial in Barcelona, Spain, March 26, 2016. (Reuters)

A Barcelona player has tested positive for the novel coronavirus after reporting back for pre-season training, the La Liga side said in a statement on Wednesday .

Barca said the player was isolating in his home and was asymptomatic, adding that he had not been in contact with any of the players who are to travel to Lisbon for the Champions League 'Final Eight' tournament.

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