Messi among 4 PSG players to test positive for Covid-19

Paris, Jan 2 (EFE).- Lionel Messi is among four Paris Saint-Germain players who have tested positive for Covid-19 and will be unavailable for the French Cup match against Vannes, the club confirmed Sunday.

The other positive cases among PSG ranks include Juan Bernat, Sergio Rico, Nathan Bitumazala, the club added in a statement.

“They are currently in isolation and are subject to the appropriate health protocol,” PSG said.

Head coach Mauricio Pochettino told a press conference that Messi will not be able to return from Argentina, where he spent the festive period and tested positive for Covid-19, until he tests negative. EFE


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