Turin Juventus has announced that midfielder Blaise Mathewidi has become infected with the coronavirus. The message is published on the club’s website.
The Frenchman is currently isolated, the disease is asymptomatic. He became the second infected Juventus player. On March 12, it was reported that defender Daniele Rugani passed the positive test. The Italian championship is currently interrupted due to the spread of the coronavirus. The country is the largest focus of the disease in Europe: according to recent data, a total of 31 506 Italians were infected, 2.5 thousand died. The most acute situation remains in the region of Lombardy.
Matuidi has been playing for Juventus since 2017. Prior to that, he was a PSG player. In 2018, the midfielder became the world champion in the French national team.