Three extra Barcelona stars have examined constructive for Covid within the final 24 hours, taking the membership’s whole variety of circumstances to 10 because the Catalans battle with an outbreak on the Nou Camp.
The membership confirmed on Thursday morning that Sergino Dest, Philippe Coutinho and Ez Abde have all contracted the virus and have been compelled into self-isolation after returning constructive exams.
The most recent replace comes a mere 24 hours after the Catalans introduced that Ousmane Dembele, Gavi and Samuel Umtiti had examined constructive for the virus.
Philippe Coutinho is among the many newest spate of Barcelona gamers to check constructive for Covid
Defender Sergino Dest has additionally been contaminated by the virus and can self-isolate at dwelling
4 gamers have been already in self-isolation following exams on the coaching floor earlier this week – Dani Alves, Clement Lenglet, Jordi Alba and Alejandro Balde – that means that the membership’s whole circumstances among the many taking part in squad is in double figures.
The leap in numbers will trigger concern that additional circumstances are nonetheless doable, which may put their LaLiga conflict with Actual Mallorca on January 2 in danger.
Mallorca are fighting their very own outbreak, too, with 4 gamers and three members of workers all testing constructive throughout their winter break.
Barcelona head coach Xavi already has a collection of accidents to cope with, whereas Sergio Busquets can also be suspended for the conflict, which is scheduled to happen at 8pm on Sunday.
Ten Barcelona stars now have Covid, throwing their match on January 2 into critical doubt
It signifies that new signing Ferran Torres could have to attend just a little longer to make his debut for the membership.
The 21-year-old has accomplished his £55million transfer from Manchester Metropolis and has already skilled along with his new membership. Nevertheless, the Spain worldwide has not performed since breaking his foot whereas on worldwide obligation in October.
He is because of be unveiled on the Nou Camp on Monday January 3.
Source: Day by day Mail