Midfielder Blaise Matuidi has become the second Juventus player to test positive for coronavirus after Daniele Rugani.
Frenchman Matuidi has been in isolation for a week after Rugani’s diagnosis and has now tested positive.
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Juventus released a short statement:
‘Blaise Matuidi has tested positive. He is in voluntary home isolation, is asymptomatic and is fine.
‘Blaise Matuidi has undergone medical tests that have revealed his positivity to the Coronavirus-COVID-19.
‘The player, as of Wednesday 11 March, has been in voluntary home isolation. He will continue to be monitored and will follow the same regime. He is well and is asymptomatic.’