December 2nd local time, Barcelona Football Club announced that first-tier player Sergi Roberto had been tested for COVID-19 nucleic acid the day before and tested positive. At present, the player is in good health and is quarantined at home. Barcelona has tracked all close contacts and will test them.
Roberto suffered a thigh muscle injury in a La Liga match on November 21 and is not expected to return until January 2021.
Therefore, he did not accompany the team to Hungary to participate in the Champions League group match between Barcelona’s away game against Ferencvaros on the evening of December 2.