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Torres Tests Positive For Covid-19 After Barca’s Unveiling

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The newly-signed Barcelona forward, Ferran Torres has reportedly tested positive for Covid-19.

The former Manchester City star tested positive hours after the Blaugrana announced his signing.

He Suffers from the disease alongside Pedri, his teammate.

The 21-year-old completed a move to the Camp Nou for €55 million transfer fee including €10 million add ons.

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The Spanish player has penned down a contract for the next five seasons, until 30 June 2027 with Barcelona.

After Dani Alves, Ferran Torres is Xavi’s second signing and both will be registered officially to play for the club this January.

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Torres has been sidelined s ince October after having grabbed a foot injury while being in action for his country, Spain.

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The former Valencia star would have returned to action for the new club in the Spanish Super Cup semi-final against Real Madrid on January 12.

However, the latest development revealed that he has contracted the deadly disease which will be a holdback for his debut.

A Barca statement on Monday evening read: “Pedri and Ferran Torres have tested positive for Covid-19. The players are in good health and are isolated at home.”

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