Tuesday, 5 January 2021

Barcelona confirm two positive coronavirus cases

Barcelona confirm two positive coronavirus cases

Ronald Koeman Tuesday's press conference ahead of the game against Athletic Club has been postponed after the club announced two positive coronavirus cases among their staff.

The Spanish side released a statement on their official website confirming that two members of Ronald Koeman's coaching staff tested positive for coronavirus. The whole squad will now undergo further testing on Tuesday meaning their training session for the day has been canceled.

"After PCR tests carried out today Monday two members of the football first team staff have returned positives for Covid-19," The statement reads.

"The Club has informed the relevant sports and health authorities. Furthermore,  the whole squad will undergo further PCR testing on Tuesday morning local time in line with La Liga protocol.

"As a result the training session planned for tomorrow Tuesday at 11.00am CET has been postponed. The new time for training and the subsequent press conference ahead of Athletic Club v FC Barcelona will be announced tomorrow."

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