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Barcelona Defender, Umtiti Confirm Positive For COVID-19

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Barcelona and France defender, Samuel Umtiti, has been tested positive for COVID-19.

According to the club in a statement on Friday, Umtiti is asymptomatic.

Umtiti, who has been sidelined with injury, is not with the team, which plays Bayern Munich on Friday in Quarter Finals of the Champion League in Lisbon, Portugal.

A statement by the club reads: “After the PCR tests carried out on Thursday the first team player Samuel Umtiti has tested positive for Covid-19. The player is asymptomatic, is in good health and is isolating at home.

“The Club has informed the relevant sporting and health authorities as well as tracing all the people who have had contact with the player so that they can undergo the corresponding PCR tests.”

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