Paris Saint-Germain returns to training with 4 positives for covid-19

“The tests carried out during the winter break and before returning to training revealed four positive cases of covid-19 among the players and one positive in the technical team. The people affected follow the covid protocols in force, ”the club detailed in a statement.

The club had previously confirmed the presence of its star Kylian Mbappé, and his teammates Marco Verratti, Keylor Navas and Presnel Kimpembe in the return to training this Saturday, two days before playing in the round of 32 of the Coupe de France against Vannes, fourth division.

South American players like seven-time Ballon d’Or winner Lionel Messi or captain Marquinhos will enjoy an extra day of rest.

However, the team’s coach, Mauricio Pochettino, did not rule out having them play Vannes on Monday. As long as your test is negative.

For their part, Achraf Hakimi, Idrissa Gueye and Abdou Diallo, the PSG internationals summoned by their countries to play the Africa Cup of Nations (from January 9 to February 6), will not be available to play on Monday.

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