Barcelona defender Jean-Clair Todibo has tested positive for COVID-19.
The 20-year old took to twitter to confirm that he had tested positive for COVID-19 and is now self-isolating.
Todibo tweeted: “Hello everyone, I inform you that I have tested positive for Covid-19, I am asymptomatic and I feel fine.
“I am at home following the proper health protocol.
“I really want to go back to training, but now it’s time to stay home until the virus is over.
“Thank you all for the support and encouragement to all the people who are also experiencing it closely.”
Hola a todos, os informo que he dado positivo por covid-19, soy asintomático y me encuentro bien. Estoy en casa siguiendo el protocolo sanitario adecuado. Tengo muchas ganas de volver a los entrenamientos, pero ahora toca quedarse en casa hasta pasar el virus. 1/2 pic.twitter.com/6nqtlDf8ZZ— Jean-Clair Todibo (@jctodibo) August 12, 2020
The club statement read: “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 has reported the matter to the relevant sporting and health authorities.
“All persons who have been in contact with the player have been tracked to perform the corresponding PCR tests.
“The player has not been in contact with any of the senior team players who are scheduled to travel to Lisbon this Thursday to compete in the Champions League.”