The 32-year-old is the third Barca player to be infected during the Christmas period after defenders Clement Lenglet and Dani Alves returned positive tests on Monday.
LATEST NEWS | @JordiAlba has tested positive for Covid-19 and will not be taking part in today’s training session.… https://t.co/SIsgNiCAIO
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“Jordi Alba has tested positive for COVID-19, ruling him out of Tuesday afternoon’s training session at Ciutat Esportiva Joan Gamper… the player is in good health and self-isolating at home,” the club said in a statement.
Barca, who last played in the league against Sevilla on Dec. 21, are seventh in the standings with 28 points from 18 games.