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Verratti to miss Bayern clash after second positive Covid-19 test

Fri 02 April 2021 | 19:51

Paris Saint-Germain midfielder Marco Verratti will miss the first leg of his side’s Champions League quarter-final tie against Bayern Munich next week after the French champions announced on Friday that he had tested positive for Covid-19.

The Italian midfielder will have to go in self-isolation for 10 days and will therefore miss Sunday's Ligue 1 top-of-the-table clash against



This is the second time this year that Verratti has contracted Covid-19. He missed two Ligue 1 matches between the end of January and the start of February due to a positive virus test.

The Parisian club confirmed the news in an

official statement

on Friday that the 28-year-old will also miss their game against

Bayern Munich

in Germany.

"Following the last Sars-Cov2 PCR test, Marco Verratti is confirmed positive,"

the statement reads


"He will therefore respect isolation and is subject to the appropriate health protocol."

source: SportMob