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Monday, 23 May 2022 7.47 PM IST

Lionel Messi tests COVID positive along with three other PSG players

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PARIS: Lionel Messi along with three other Paris Saint-Germain FC players have tested positive for COVID-19, the Parisian club announced on Sunday.

The three other players who have tested positive for COVID-19 are Juan Bernat, Sergio Rico and Nathan Bitumazala. The players are currently in isolation, the Ligue 1 club confirmed.


In addition to the players, there is also a positive case among the PSG staff. "The 4 players that tested positive for Covid-19 are Leo Messi, Juan Bernat, Sergio Rico and Nathan Bitumazala. They are currently in isolation and are subject to the appropriate health protocol," PSG in a statement said.

The club also confirmed that Neymar will continue his treatment in Brazil until January 9 with members of the Paris Saint-Germain medical and performance staff. His return to training is still expected to be in about 3 weeks.


PSG is set to clash with Vannes in the French Cup round of 32 on Tuesday.

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