Juve’s big star tests positive for Coronavirus


Juventus and Argentina striker Paulo Dybala has tested positive for coronavirus.

The 26-year-old forward is currently asymptomatic and is self-isolating at home.

Dybala announced on Twitter that he and his partner Oriana Sabatini had both tested positive. He is the third Juve player affected after defender Daniele Rugani and midfielder Blaise Matuidi.

Dybala wrote: “Hi everyone, I just wanted just to inform you that we have received the results for the Covid-19 test and both Oriana and I have tested positive.

A Juventus statement read: “Paulo Dybala has undergone medical tests that revealed a positive result for Coronavirus-COVID19.

“He has been in voluntary home isolation since Wednesday 11 March.

“He will continue to be monitored, following the usual regime. He is well and is asymptomatic.”

The Argentine international said he is doing well, and he follows Blaise Matuidi and Daniele Rugani as Juve players who have contracted COVID-19.

By Sky Sports

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