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Dani Alves and Clement Lenglet test positive for COVID-19

Mon 27 December 2021 | 23:58

Barcelona have confirmed that Dani Alves and Clement Lenglet have both tested positive for COVID-19 and are now isolating in their homes.

The Catalan club confirmed the news on their

official Twitter account

, adding that both players will miss the club’s training session on Tuesday.

‘Clément Lenglet and Dani Alves have both tested positive for Covid-19 and will not be taking part in tomorrow’s training session at 6.00 pm CET at the Ciutat Esportiva Joan Gamper.’

Barca said in a statement

.

The duo will also miss the trip to

Mallorca

on Sunday. The Brazilian right-back could have made his debut in that encounter after his arrival a few months ago.

Alves

returned to

Barcelona

on a free transfer last month after leaving

Sao Paulo

in September due to a contractual issue.

The 38-year-old, who played 391 times for Barcelona during his first spell at Camp Nou, will not be able to formally register for the Catalan giants until the January transfer window opens.

The news will be a blow to

Xavi Hernandez

as he does not have

Ansu Fati

,

Pedri

,

Memphis Depay

,

Martin Braithwaite

,

Sergi Roberto

, and

Sergino Dest

for the game due to injuries, while midfielders

Gavi

and

Sergio Busquets

are suspended.


source: SportMob

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