Covid-19 outbreak in Barcelona squad

Barcelona now have a total of seven players out of action due to Covid-19.

The club released a statement on Wednesday confirming the absence of three more players due to the virus.

Ousmane Dembélé, Samuel Umtiti and Gavi are the latest players who have tested positive for Covid-19 after PCR tests on the squad.

Clément Lenglet and Dani Alves tested positive on Monday, while Jordi Alba and Alejandro Balde both tested positive on Tuesday.

As well as the Covid cases, Pedri, Ansu Fati, Memphis Depay, Martin Braithwaite, Sergiño Dest, Ferran Torres and Sergi Roberto are all out injured. Sergio Busquets and Gavi are both suspended.

Barça face Mallorca away on Sunday with just 10 first-team players currently available.

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