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Reports: Five Barca Players Had Coronavirus

Five FC Barcelona players and two members of the club's coaching stuff reportedly tested positive for the coronavirus, but have since fully recovered.

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The unnamed players produced positive results in an analysis of blood tests at the start of the pandemic, according to Catalan radio RAC1 and as quoted by AS.

However, those who tested positive were asymptomatic and have fully recovered, it is claimed.

They are currently fit and have returned to training, with the club preparing for the restart of LaLiga on 11 June. Barca's first game back is a trip to Mallorca on 13 June.

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This information has not been confirmed by the club, nor were they mentioned in any of LaLiga's reports regarding positive COVID-19 cases.

However, when Barcelona checked their complete squad for the virus at the beginning of May as part of the Spanish league's phased testing, the club announced at the time that no player had produced a positive result.

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There are 11 match rounds left to play in Spain, with the Blaugrana currently leading the table by two points over rivals Real Madrid. 

Do you think it is right for football to return in the midst of the coronavirus pandemic? Have your say in the comments section below.

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