Lionel Messi tests positive for Covid-19

Paris Saint-Germain have announced this morning that Lionel Messi is one of the four players in the squad to have tested positive for Covid-19.

The Argentine, along with Juan Bernat, Sergio Rico and Nathan Bitumazala, will not travel with the squad for tomorrow’s Coupe de France match against Vannes as a result of their positive test results.

The club also add that Neymar will continue his recovery from an ankle injury in Brazil until January 9, accompanied by members of the PSG medical staff, and will return to training in 3 weeks.

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