LaLiga: Two Barcelona staff members test COVID-19 positive, training session postponed

In a statement, Barca said that 'the whole squad will undergo further PCR testing on Tuesday morning local time in line with LaLiga protocol'.

Agence France-Presse January 05, 2021 10:44:34 IST
LaLiga: Two Barcelona staff members test COVID-19 positive, training session postponed

File image of Barcelona's Camp Nou stadium. AP

Barcelona: Two members of Barcelona's first team staff have tested positive for coronavirus , the Catalan club announced on Monday.

In a statement, Barca said that "the whole squad will undergo further PCR testing on Tuesday morning local time in line with LaLiga protocol".

Barca added that the first team training session planned for Tuesday morning had been postponed.

A new time for the session ahead of Wednesday's LaLiga match at Athletic Bilbao is yet to be announced.

Ronald Koeman's side are fifth in the Spanish top flight, 10 points behind league leaders Atletico Madrid having played one game more.

Their match at Bilbao is a rescheduled game from the second round of LaLiga fixtures.

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