Three Paris Saint-Germain players have contracted COVID-19, with star forward Neymar one of the players to have tested positive.
“Three Paris Saint-Germain players have confirmed positive Sars CoV2 tests and are subject to the appropriate health protocol,” PSG said in a statement.
“All of the players and coaching staff will continue to undergo tests in the coming days.”
The cases are linked to a holiday in Ibiza, where several PSG players went following the Champions League final defeat.
Rumours swirling that teammates Angel Di Maria and Leandro Paredes also have contracted the virus.
PSG said on Monday that two unnamed players had reported back with coronavirus symptoms following a holiday.
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Brazilian media reports Neymar’s nine-year-old son and 55-year-old father, had also tested positive for COVID-19.
Many other French clubs have reported positive tests, including Strasbourg, Lyon, Marseille, Rennes, Nantes and Montpellier.
Marseille’s game against Saint-Etienne on August 21, was postponed due to the outbreak.