Barca’s Jordi Alba Tests Positive For COVID-19

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(FILES) In this file photo taken on November 22, 2021 Barcelona’s Spanish defender Jordi Alba attends a press conference, at the Camp Nou stadium in Barcelona,on the eve of the UEFA Champions League Group E football match against SL Benfica. (Photo by LLUIS GENE / AFP)


Barcelona’s Spanish international left-back Jordi Alba has tested positive for Covid-19, the club confirmed on Tuesday.

“Jordi Alba has tested positive for COVID-19, ruling him out of Tuesday afternoon’s training session,” the La Liga club said in a statement.

“The player is in good health and self-isolating at home.”

Alba, 32, joins Frenchman Clement Langlet and Brazilian Dani Alves, who also tested positive this week.

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Barcelona, currently seventh in La Liga, travel to Real Mallorca (15th) on Sunday.

Several Spanish clubs have reported Covid cases, such as Real Sociedad on Monday or Real Madrid in mid-December, but no match has yet been postponed.

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