Barcelona Superstars Including Messi To Undergo Coronavirus Tests Ahead Of Champions League Clash With Napoli In Italy


Barcelona superstars including Lionel Messi are expected to be tested for deadly coronavirus ahead of their Tuesday’s Champions League clash with Napoli in Italy.

According to ESPN, Barcelona will face strict tests when they enter and leave the country for their visit to Naples as per a memo sent to them by the Italian government.

The Barcelona squad, who are travelling to the south of Italy on Monday, will go through a temperature screening control on arrival at Napoli-Capodichino airport.

The publication added that if any of the travelling party is found to have a high temperature or fever they will be taken straight to the hospital for tests in line with the Disease Prevention and Control protocol.

The coronavirus which broke out from Wuhan in China has affected more than 80 people  in Italy with two people killed so far.