The club has not yet identified the player but confirmed that one positive case was detected among nine players starting the pre-season.
AS can confirm that the nine players who attended pre-season training this Wednesday morning were new signings Francisco Trincao, Matheus Fernandes and Pedri, along with Carles Aleñá, Jean Claire Todibo, Moussa Wagué, Oriol Busquets, Juan Miranda and Rafinha Alcántara.
“Following PCR tests conducted this Tuesday afternoon on the group of nine players due to begin the preseason today, one of them has tested positive for COVID-19. The player has no symptoms, is in good health and has been quarantined at his home,” the club said in a statement released on Wednesday morning.
“The club has reported the matter to the relevant sporting and health ...
According to the Spanish radio station Cadena Ser, the Barcelona captain has broken off contract talks after finally running out of patience with the club because of the constant rumours and allegations that he is one of the prime reasons for unrest around the Nou Camp.
Messi is disillusioned with any number of things emanating from his life at Barcelona at the moment. He is fed up of being accused of running the club, fed up of people saying he hires and fires the coaches, fed up of claims he chooses who should be signed and who should play and fed up with the general direction of the club and the huge mistakes they have made in the transfer market.
Enough is enough and now he has, according to the the radio station's programme El Larguero, told the club he will be leaving at the e...
Karim Benzema delivered a moment of magic as Real Madrid took a two-point lead over Barcelona at the top of La Liga by beating bottom club Espanyol.
Benzema's volley against Valencia could be goal of the season and he might now have a claim to best assist too after his brilliant back heel teed up Casemiro to finish for a crucial 1-0 win.
Real's advantage in the table, coming after Barca's draw at Celta Vigo on Saturday, is their biggest since February and puts them within sight of their second league title in eight years.
"It's a very important win," said Benzema. "I can't say we don't look at Barcelona, of course we do. But we're focused on our own league. There are not many games left and every game now is a final."
By the time Real play at home to Getafe on Thursday they mi...