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After Marco Verratti, Paris Saint-Germain announced Monday that Alessandro Florenzi had also tested positive for Covid-19. The Italian right-back will miss the Champions League quarter-final first leg against Bayern Munich on Wednesday.
One more package for PSG. Italian right-back Alessandro Florenzi will forfeit the Champions League quarter-final first leg at Bayern Munich on Wednesday, due to a positive Covid-19 test like his teammate and compatriot Marco Verratti, the Paris Saint announced on Monday (April 5th). -Germain.
Following the “latest Sars-CoV-2 PCR test, Alessandro Florenzi is confirmed positive,” the club wrote on his Twitter account.
Following the last Sars-Cov2 PCR test, Alessandro Florenzi is confirmed positive.
He will therefore respect isolation and is subject to the appropriate health protocol. As a reminder, the player had been in isolation for a few days as a precaution.
– Paris Saint-Germain (@PSG_inside) April 5, 2021
PSG was already deprived of the Argentinian Leandro Paredes, suspended, and the other midfielder Verratti for this revenge of the last final of C1, lost against Bayern (1-0).
Florenzi “will therefore respect isolation and is subject to the appropriate health protocol,” said the Parisian club, also recalling that “the player had been in isolation for a few days as a precaution”.
The side loaned by AS Rome was already not on the scoresheet for the Ligue 1 shock lost against Lille (0-1) on Saturday. Florenzi was probably infected when the Italy team gathered during the break devoted to international matches, like Verratti.
In his absence, Mauricio Pochettino should choose between the German Thilo Kehrer and the French Colin Dagba as the right back.
Bayern also has a notable absentee for this quarter-final first leg on Wednesday (19 h GMT), its striker Robert Lewandowski, affected to a knee with the Polish selection.