“Miralem Pjanic has examined optimistic in a PCR (check) taken on Saturday 22 August after feeling a bit unwell. The participant is in good well being and is self-isolating at dwelling,” Barca stated in an announcement.
“The participant will, due to this fact, not be travelling to Barcelona for 15 days, when he will probably be anticipated to report for responsibility with the FC Barcelona group.”
Bosnia worldwide Pjanic was signed in June by Barca for 60 million euros ($70.7 million) as a part of an association which noticed Brazilian midfielder Arthur transfer in the other way for 72 million euros.
Pjanic, who’s reported to be on vacation in Italy, will miss the beginning of pre-season coaching on August 31 below new coach Ronald Koeman. The 2020-21 La Liga marketing campaign is because of start September 12.
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He’s the third Barca participant to check optimistic for COVID-19 following French defensive pair Samuel Umtiti and Jean-Clair Todibo.