Barcelona defender Samuel Umtiti has tested positive for coronavirus his club has confirmed adding that the player is asymptomatic, is in good health and is isolating at home.
The Frenchman was not with the rest of the squad for their Champions League quarter-final defeat to Bayern Munich.
He tested positive at Barcelona’s training ground on Thursday.
In a statement said:
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.
Umtiti is the second player to test positive during the build-up to Barcelona’s 8-2 loss to Bayern Munich , both players who have tested positive did no travel to Lisbon.-Sky Sports