French football club, Paris Saint-Germain, has confirmed that it’s newly appointed manager – Mauricio Pochettino, has tested positive for coronavirus.
According to a tweet made by the French champions on Friday, Pochettino will adhere to the health protocols, which will see him self-isolate and receive treatments for a prescribed period.
Following his positive test for the virus, the Ex-Tottenham boss will join Rafinha, Thilo Kehrer and Colin Dagba – who has remained out since last week; after each player returned positive tests for the virus.
Pochettino’s absence means he will miss the match against Angers in Saturday’s Ligue 1 fixture; with assistant coaches – Jesus Perez and Miguel D’Agostino taking charge.
The 48-year-old who took charge after the sack of Thomas Tuchel last month, had signed a contract till June 30, 2022 with an option to remain for an additional year.
Prior to his appointment, Pochettino had remained out of football, after parting ways with English football club, Tottenham Hotspurs in 2019.