Miralem Pjanic of Barcelona Tests Positive for COVID-19

Barcelona, August 24: Barcelona has confirmed that Miralem Pjanic has tested positive for coronavirus. The Spanish side said the player is in ‘good health’ and is self-isolating at home. Also Read | IPL 2020 Latest News Live, August 24: Latest Updates, Top Stories of Indian Premier League Season 13 You Need to Know.

“Miralem Pjanic has tested positive in a PCR taken on Saturday 22 August after feeling a little unwell. The player is in good health and is self-isolating at home,” the club said in a statement.

“The player will therefore not be travelling to Barcelona for 15 days, when he will be expected to report for duty with the FC Barcelona team,” the statement added. Also Read | PSG 0-1 Bayern Munich, UCL 2019-20 Final Goal Video Highlights: Kingsley Coman Heads German Club to Sixth Champions League Title.

Pjanic took to Instagram and wrote in Italian, “Fortunately, I’m fine and asymptomatic. But if there is one thing I have learned, it is that we should never take anything for granted, not even the things that we consider the most routine. The life we are living now is teaching us that. We respect the rules and be careful without panicking.”

Pjanic had joined Barcelona in June this year, making a move from the Italian club Juventus.

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