Cristiano Ronaldo tested positive for COVID-19 again and can miss Juventus clash with Barca, SportVectru reports.
Juventus superstar Ronaldo will sit out his side’s Champions League clash against Barcelona next week after registering a replacement positve Coronavirus tesst.
Ronaldo tested positive for the virus during the international break earlier this month and he had been involved during a race against the clock to be fit the clash against the Catalan giants, but is now claimed that he won’t be back to fitness in time, according to Marca.
The Portuguese superstar joined Juventus from Real Madrid during a landmark €100m transfer two years ago to bring a longstanding rivalry in Spanish football between him and Messi, at Barcelona, to an end.
Indeed, Ronaldo has not faced up to Messi directly in Europe’s premier club competition since Madrid met the Blaugrana within the semi-finals of the 2010-11 version of the tournament, which Barcelona won then defeated Manchester United within the final.
Ronaldo will now definitely sit out the meeting in Turin next week.