Neymar, Di Maria and Paredes test positive for COVID-19

Neymar, Di Maria and Paredes
Neymar, Di Maria and Paredes

Three Paris Saint Germain player: Neymar da Silva, Angel Di Maria, and Leandro Paredes have tested positive for COVID-19.

Earlier reports claimed that Paris Saint Germain have suspected COVID 19 in the team and are isolating. The French club made the announcement on afternoon of Wednesday, September 2, 2020.

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The French champions lost to German champions, Bayern Munich, in the finals of the UEFA Champions League last month. They are set to face Racing Lens on September 10, 2020, after their Matchday 1 game was postponed.

Neymar, Di Maria and Paredes

The test was conducted for the players and staff of Paris Saint Germain to prepare them for season. A match postponement may be faced by PSG if care is not taken as in the case of Marseille.

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Brazilian star boy Neymar da Silva and Argentine duo Leandro Paredes and Angel Di Maria will have to self isolate for about two weeks. They will miss the early parts of the season but may be allowed to train personally. The three have been instrumental for PSG this season.