Deep trouble for the French Giants as three Paris Saint Germain(PSG) players, Neymar, Di Maria, Paredes have been tested Covid-19 positive. The news has been reported by L’Equipe. However, the news has not been confirmed by the players.
PSG players in dire straits
PSG went to their maiden Champions League final but were defeated in the match by the German juggernauts, Bayern Munich. It was a narrow escape as the Germans managed to clinch the victory with 1-0. They lifted their sixth Champions League trophy.
PSG’s hard luck continues as three players have been tested Covid positive.Neymar, Angel Di María and Leandro Paredes went on vacation in Ibiza after finishing the 2019/20 campaign. They had also extended their stay.It is this place where the mentioned players said to caught in the grasp of the deadly virus.
The players underwent Sars CoV2 tests and the results are reportedly positive on Wednesday. The club also announced that two players have been tested positive and are in self-isolation.
The Ligue 1 Champions’ Twitter page tweeted, “Three @PSG_inside players are confirmed positive on the Sars CoV2 test and undergo the appropriate health protocol. All players and staff will continue to test for the next few days.”
Read the tweet here :
Trois joueurs du @PSG_inside sont confirmés positifs au test Sars CoV2 et sont soumis au protocole sanitaire approprié.
L’ensemble des joueurs et du staff continueront à réaliser des tests pendant les prochains jours.
— Paris Saint-Germain (@PSG_inside) September 2, 2020
The new season of the Ligue 1 had commenced last week but a match on opening day got postponed after increased number of cases spotted in Marseille. The starting XI and club staffs were also tested positive.Montpellier, Rennes and Lyon are among other clubs where the virus has been spotted.
Last season all the top-flight European League came to a halt for three months. But Premier League, La Liga, Serie A; all resumed except for the French domestic league, Ligue 1.
PSG were declared as the season’s Champions having 68 points in the bag with one game in hand. It was their ninth title. Marseille with twelve points behind the Ligue 1 champions captured the second position.
In the previous season, French Champions were able to lift the record thirteenth Coupe de France and ninth Coupe de la Ligue and Trophée des Champions. Thus, accomplished their fourth Domestic Quadruple.
PSG are set to begin their 2020/21 campaign on September 10 against Racing Lens.
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