Massive Coronavirus Crisis Hits PSG Eight Days Before First Game Of Season

Paris Saint-Germain have confirmed that three of their players have tested positive for Covid-19 throwing the club into crisis.

The news comes just eight days out from their first game of the season.

Thomas Tuchel’s side have had an extended rest after they made it to the Champions League final in Lisbon.

The French champs went down 1-0 to Bayern Munich in the European showpiece.

The Ligue 1 season started on August 21 but PSG are not due to play until they travel to Lens on Thursday September 10.

But that fixture could now be in jeopardy.

The Premier League has also been rocked by a surge of Covid-19 cases thought to be related to players jetting off on holiday in the short break between seasons.

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The English top flight was hit by 14 mystery cases at 12 pre-season camps.