Juventus midfielder Blaise Matuidi has tested positive for the coronavirus (COVID-19)

The club on Tuesday evening released a statement on the club’s official website detailing the midfielder’s condition. 

“Blaise Matuidi has undergone medical tests that have revealed his positivity to the Coronavirus-COVID-19,” read a statement.

“The player, as of Wednesday 11 March, has been in voluntary home isolation. He will continue to be monitored and will follow the same regime. He is well and is asymptomatic.”

Matuidi turns 33 next month and only recently extended his contract with Juventus until June 2021

The Frenchman, 32, becomes the second Juventus player to test positive for the illness after defender Daniele Rugani was confirmed to have it last Wednesday.

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