Paris Saint-Germain, Barça’s rival in the Champions League round of 16, today announced a new positive in its squad, the third since the start of 2021 after the return of the Christmas holidays.
This is the defender Colin Dagba, who joins the contagions of the ex-blue Rafinha, announced on January 3 coinciding with the first training session of the year for PSG, and the also defender Thilo Kehrer, whose case the club reported on Saturday.
Mauricio Pochettino will not be able to line up any of the three affected players tomorrow against Marseille in the match to be played in Lens with the Trophée des champions (French Super Cup) at stake.
Rafinha has not played either of the two games. both from Ligue 1 that PSG has played since the beginning of 2021, and with their new coach Pochettino on the bench: on the 6th in Saint-Étienne (1-1) and on Saturday against Brest in the Parc des Princes (3-0). Kehrer missed second, while Dagba started both.
Seven more positives in Lorient
French football is also being affected by the rebound in coronavirus cases in Europe and today Lorient, penultimate classified in Ligue 1, has also announced seven positives in its professional squad, five of them players. Seven cases that are added to the two registered last weekend.