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Soccer News of Saturday, 25 July 2020

Source: MyNigeria

Xavi Hernandez tests positive for COVID-19

Former Barcelona captain, Xavi Hernandez has announced that he has tested positive for COVID-19.

The 40-year-old manager of Qatar side, Al Sadd made the announcement on Instagram on July 25.

Xavi also revealed that he's asymptomatic and currently in self-isolation.

He shared: "A few days ago, following the QSL (Qatar Stars League) protocol, I tested positive in the last COVID19 test. Fortunately, I’m feeling ok, but I will be isolated until I am given the all-clear. When the health services allow it, I will be very eager to return to my daily routine and to work.

"I’d like to thank all the authorities, especially those working in [the] QSL, [the] QFA (Qatar Football Association) and [at] Al-Sadd for supplying the means of early detection, reducing the spread of infection and that guarantees the normal development of the competition".

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