In less than a day, three players. He first tested positive for coronavirus Clement Lenglet. Later, Dani alves. And now the Barça has communicated that Jordi Alba it has also been infected. The three players are confined to their respective countries and are in "good health", as reported by the Barça club in a medical statement.
Now, following the protocol set by the Professional Soccer League (LFP), must be at least 10 days confined so they will not be able to be next Sunday in the return to the League of Barça in the field of Mallorca.
TO Xavi It is now his turn to rebuild the team, punished in this new wave of the pandemic as it had not been in the previous ones. Only two players (Umtiti in August 2020 and Sergi Roberto in December of the same year) had tested positive for coronavirus. Two in five months. And now, three in less than 24 hours.
The technician is left without Alba, the only left back he has on the squad, forced to improvise an emergency solution either by placing Mingueza on that flank or even Araujo because Lenglet, who could assume that role, has also tested positive for coronavirus.