BREAKING: Blaise Matuidi Second Juventus Player To Contract Coronavirus

Juventus midfielder Blaise Matuidi has tested positive for coronavirus the Italian club revealed on Tuesday.

A statement on the club’s website read: “The player, as of Wednesday 11 March, has been in voluntary home isolation.

“He will continue to be monitored and will follow the same regime. He is well and is asymptomatic.”

Matuidi is the second Juventus player to test positive for the virus after defender Daniele Rugani.

The 32-year-old France international has made 31 appearances this season for the reigning Serie A champions in all competitions.

Matuidi was part of the French national team that won the World Cup in 2018 and has won two league titles with Juve since signing in 2017.

He moved to Italy after six years at Paris-Saint-Germain where he won 16 trophies.