Neymar "tests POSITIVELY for coronavirus" after the end of the season in Ibiza when the defeated Champions League finalists PSG confirm that THREE players have contracted the virus
- PSG Brazilian star Neymar has reportedly tested positive for coronavirus
- The 28-year-old recently went on vacation to Ibiza, Spain
- Angel Di Maria and Leandro Paredes are also believed to have signed COVID-19
- The Champions League finalists confirmed that three players tested positive
PSG star Neymar has reportedly tested positive for coronavirus. The Ligue 1 club confirmed that three players have contracted the virus.
The Ligue 1 Champions and Champions League finalists did not name the players involved, but Angel Di Maria and Leandro Paredes are believed to be the other two players who tested positive, the French outlet reported L & # 39; Equipe.
After all three players lost to Bayern Munich in the Champions League final on August 23, they recently spent time on vacation on the Spanish island of Ibiza.
PSG star Neymar, 28, has reportedly tested positive for coronavirus
Neymar (bottom right) recently went on vacation to the Spanish island of Ibiza
Angel Di Maria (center right) and Leandro Paredes (left) were also on vacation in Ibiza
"Three PSG players were confirmed positive after a Sars CoV2 test and have gone through the appropriate health protocols," the club said on social media.
"All players and staff will be tested further over the next few days."
All three players will now spend time in quarantine – the first PSG game of the new season will take place in eight days, on September 10 against Lens.
Currently, the game is not believed to be in doubt.
Positive tests have already interrupted the start of the new season. The opening game of the season between Marseille and St. Etienne was postponed when Marseille reported four positive tests.
The most expensive footballer in the world (far right) took a break after the Champions League final
Neymar wore a mask while enjoying his vacation in Spain over the course of his weekend
The PSG trio is not the first high-profile footballer to test positive in recent weeks.
Manchester United star Paul Pogba tested positive for coronavirus along with Tottenham midfielder Tanguy Ndombele when he met with France on an international assignment last Thursday. The couple has been isolating themselves for 14 days.
Chelsea was rocked last week by a multitude of their stars who caught the virus. Six players tested positive.
Man United's Paul Pogba is another high profile player who tested positive for coronavirus
Pogba and his French teammate Tanguy Ndombele were diagnosed with the virus
Mason Mount, Tammy Abraham, Christian Pulisic and Fikayo Tomori were isolated after a break in Mykynos, Greece.
Jorginho, Ross Barkley, Emerson and Michy Batshuayi have also stayed away from the Cobham training base in Chelsea, although it is not known which six players tested positive.
Elsewhere in the Premier League, Wolves winger Adama Traore tested positive before joining his Spanish international teammates on Tuesday.
Chelsea players Christian Pulisic (left), Tammy Abraham (center) and Fikayo Tomori (right) have been isolated after a break at Mykynos, Greece
Wolves & # 39; Adama Traore tested positive before joining his international teammates
However, Traore is now waiting for the results of a second test to see if the first was false positive.
A total of 14 positive tests were recorded from the 12 Premier League clubs that returned to training two weeks before the new season.
The new Premier League season starts on Saturday September 12th.
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