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Barcelona Legend, Xavi Tests Positive For COVID-19

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Former Barcelona captain, Xavi Hernandez, now at Al Sadd is in isolation after testing positive for the novel coronavirus. He confirmed he is feeling ok.

The 40-year-old who is currently Al-Sadd manager, confirmed this via an Instagram post today.

According to him, he is feeling okay but is self-isolating.

As a result, Xavi will miss the Qatar Stars League game against Al Khor on Saturday.

“Today I won’t be able to join my team on their comeback to the official competition.

“David Prats will be there on my behalf as head of the technical staff – coach to the Al-Sadd reserves. A few days ago, following the Qatar Stars League protocol, I tested positive in the last COVID-19 test,” part of the statement read.