Barcelona announced that Pedri and Ferran Torres tested positive for COVID-19 ahead of the Spanish Cup 1/16 match against Linares Deportivo on Wednesday.
Pedri now joins Xavilist of unavailable players while new subscribers Ferran Torres would not have been eligible to participate despite not being registered with the main team.
News arrives the same day Ferran Torres was introduced to the fans as the new Barcelona player at the Camp Nou, where the club president Joan Laporta a press conference was held.
After the rush to try to get Ferran Torres registered, his positive test for Covid means his registration is likely to be delayed.
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XaviThe team’s 10 players went missing after contracting the coronavirus prior to their recent 1-0 away win. Majorca on Sunday, after which several academy players took to the bench, and the 17-year-old also made his debut. Ilias Akhomach and start Ferran Jutgla…
After their next game against Linares Deportivo, Barcelona will go to grenade at LaLiga Santander on Saturday 8 January, hoping more players will return.
The Catalan club are currently ranked fifth in La Liga Santander, one point back. Atletico Madrid which are in fourth position.