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Messi isolating after testing positive for COVID-19

Messi is one of four Paris St-Germain players to have tested positive for Covid-19.

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Lionel Messi, Paris St-Germain forward is isolating after testing positive for COVID-19, it emerges on Sunday.

As being reported, Messi is one of four Paris St-Germain players to have tested positive for Covid-19.

The development was shared during a pre-match news conference on Sunday, as PSG boss Mauricio Pochettino said that Messi remained in Argentina where he spent the winter break and would not travel until testing negative.

Pochettino said he could not put a date on Messi’s return.

Meanwhile the Argentine forward and his team-mates Juan Bernat, Nathan Bitumazala, and Sergio Rico have been confirmed to have Covid a day before PSG’s French Cup tie against fourth-tier side Vannes.

PSG’s first league game of 2022 after their winter break is to be played on Sunday, 9 January against Lyon.

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