BREAKING: Pep Guardiola’s Mother Dies After Contracting Coronavirus

Manchester City manager, Pep Guardiola’s mother has died from coronavirus-related complications the club announced on Monday.

The Premier League champions confirmed the sad news on Monday that Dolors Sala Carrio had passed at the age of 82.

“The Manchester City family are devastated to report the death today of Pep’s mother Dolors Sala Carrió in Manresa, Barcelona after contracting Corona Virus. She was 82-years-old,” the club posted on social media.

“Everyone associated with the club sends their most heartfelt sympathy at this most distressing time to Pep, his family and all their friends.”

Dolors was a former sales assistant and was married to Pep’s father Valenti, a bricklayer.

The devastating news comes weeks after Guardiola himself made a generous donation of £920,000 (€1million) to help provide medical equipment in the fight against coronavirus in Spain.