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Barcelona defender Samuel Umtiti tests positive for coronavirus but the Frenchman is NOT with the Champions League squad in Lisbon due to injury Barcelona confirmed Samuel Umtiti's positive test for Covid-19 in a statement  The France international has not travelled for their match against Bayern Munich Umtiti is recovering from another injury setback to his knee suffered in July The news comes after team-mate Jean-Clair Todibo said he had tested positive 

By Kishan Vaghela For Mailonline

Published: 18:41 BST, 14 August 2020 | Updated: 19:17 BST, 14 August 2020

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Barcelona have defender Samuel Umtiti has tested positive for coronavirus - but the Frenchman has not travelled for their Champions League quarter-final against Bayern Munich.

The Catalan giants confirmed the news in a statement published on their website after the club's latest Covid-19 tests were conducted on Thursday.

Barcelona announced the France international - who was not selected in their match-squad for Friday evening's clash - is asymptomatic and is now in self-isolation.

Barcelona defender Samuel Umtiti has tested positive for coronavirus

Barcelona defender Samuel Umtiti has tested positive for coronavirus

Barcelona confirmed the news after their latest round of Covid-19 tests

Barcelona confirmed the news after their latest round of Covid-19 tests

The news comes just a couple of days after Umtiti's Barcelona team-mate and compatriot Jean-Clair Todibo also confirmed he had tested positive for Covid-19.   

A statement read: 'After the PCR tests carried out on Thursday

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