Superstar Neymar is apparently infected with the corona virus. At least, that’s what the renowned French sports newspaper “L’Equipe” writes. In addition to him, two other prominent PSG professionals are said to have tested positive.
Three players of the Champions League finalist Paris St. Germain have tested positive for the corona virus. The French football champions announced this on Wednesday. According to “L’Equipe”, the trio also includes Brazilian superstar Neymar. As the renowned French sports magazine reported, the other actors involved are Angel di Maria and his Argentinian countryman Leandro Paredes. PSG has not confirmed the names.
On a short break in Ibiza
The three players are absent from the first two games of the season for the Parisians in RC Lens (September 10) and against Olympique Marseille (September 13). “All players and the coaching staff will be further tested in the coming days,” said PSG. The “L’Equipe” wrote that after the CL final several PSG players flew to Ibiza last week for a short break with friends and families.
Paris St. Germain has not yet played a season game after the loss of the Champions League final against Bayern Munich (0-1), Nice is the leader with six points from two matches. The match against Lens is the start of the new season for the team of German coach Thomas Tuchel. It was originally dated August 29, but was moved due to the stress in the premier league.