Champions of French Ligue 1, Paris-Saint-Germain have confirmed three players and a staff have tested positive for the coronavirus.
The Ligue 1 side who were crowned champions of the French league in April, after their season was cancelled due to the coronavirus pandemic, returned back to training this week in preparations for their Champions League campaign.
Thomas Tuchel’s men are through to the last eight of the Champions League competition, at the expense of Borussia Dortmund, sealing their place in the quarter-finals of which will be finished in a tournament in Lisbon in August,
They join the likes of RB Leipzig, Atletico Madrid and Atalanta to qualify for the round of 8.
However, they are scheduled to face Saint-Étienne in the Coupe de France final on 24th of July, before facing Olympique Lyon in the Coupe de la Ligue final on 31st of July.
A test was carried out on Monday, that revealed three players and a staff have contracted the virus.
According to a statement released on their website,
These individuals had exhibited symptoms during the confinement period when they were not in contact with each other.
“They are no longer contagious and will resume their training program.”
PSG are due to resume training, starting off with smaller, reduced groups on Thursday.