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Spanish club Barcelona confirmed Friday that center-back Samuel Umtiti had contracted the novel coronavirus.

”After the PCR tests carried out on Thursday the first team player Samuel Umtiti has tested positive for Covid-19,” Barcelona said on their website, adding that the player was asymptomatic, in “good health and is isolating at home.”

Umtiti, 26, joined Barcelona from French club Olympique Lyonnais in June 2016, playing 116 matches for the La Liga side.

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