Italian football club Juventus announced Tuesday that its French midfielder Blaise Matuidi has tested positive for coronavirus.
Juventus said on its website that Matuidi is in voluntary home isolation as of March 11 and he is well and asymptomatic.
“He will continue to be monitored and will follow the same regime,” the Turin club added.
The French international became the second Juventus player after Daniele Rugani also diagnosed with the virus last week.
The 2018 World Cup winner, Matuidi with France scored eight goals and added seven assists in 119 appearances for Juventus.
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