Alessandro Florenzi out of PSG’s showdown with Bayern Munich after optimistic COVID-19 check

Alessandro Florenzi out of PSG’s showdown with Bayern Munich after optimistic COVID-19 check

Florenzi and Verratti had been each a part of the Italian squad on the latest worldwide break.

Alessandro Florenzi out of PSG's showdown with Bayern Munich after positive COVID-19 test

File picture of Paris Saint-Germain’s Alessandro Florenzi. AFP

Munich: Defender Alessandro Florenzi has grow to be the newest Paris Saint-Germain participant to check optimistic for COVID-19 and can miss the Champions League sport at Bayern Munich, his membership tweeted on Monday.

Following the “newest PCR Sars-Cov2 check, Alessandro Florenzi is confirmed optimistic,” the membership wrote on its Twitter account.

The total-back joins fellow Italian Marco Verratti who has additionally examined optimistic.

For the primary leg of their quarter-final in Munich on Wednesday, PSG had been already with out Argentine Leandro Paredes, who’s suspended, in addition to midfielder Verratti.

Florenzi and Verratti had been each a part of the Italian squad on the latest worldwide break.

The tie is a rematch of final season’s last, which Bayern received 1-0.

Florenzi “will due to this fact respect the isolation and is topic to the suitable well being protocol”, mentioned PSG saying that “the participant has been in isolation for a number of days as a precaution”.

The total-back, on mortgage from Roma, was not on the workforce sheet for Saturday’s 1-0 defeat to Lille in Ligue 1.

In his absence, coach Mauricio Pochettino’s choices at proper again embrace German Thilo Kehrer and Frenchman Colin Dagba.

 

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