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JUST IN: Barcelona Legend, Xavi Contracts COVID-19

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Former Barcelona midfielder and Al Sadd manager Xavi Hernandez has confirmed that he has tested positive for COVID19 and will be in self-isolation.

Naija News reports that the Span’s World Cup winner will miss his side’s return to competitive action against Al Khor tonight.

In a post on Instagram, Xavi wrote: “A few days ago, following the @qsl 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.”

The coach of the Al Sadd subsidiary team, David Prats, will take over as the club’s head coach. Once the health authorities give permission, Xavi will get back to his daily routine.

Ogbolu George is a graduate of Mass Communication from the University of Benin. He loves politics, is a movie addict and a die-hard Arsenal fan. George is a Senior Content Creator at Naija News.