Three Paris St Germain players have tested positive for COVID-19, the Ligue 1 club said on Wednesday.
Chelsea have bolstered their defence by bringing in Thiago Silva, with the former Paris St-Germain centre back signing a one-year contract with the option of a further 12 months, the English Premier League club announced on Friday.
The question was whether the players and fans could handle the heat just hours before Bayern Munich play Paris St Germain in the Champions League final.
Bayern Munich central defender Jerome Boateng faces a late fitness test for Sunday’s Champions League final against Paris St Germain but coach Hansi Flick says whatever the line-up he does not plan to radically change his team’s tactics.
It is arguably the biggest sports event of this COVID-infected year – eight of Europe’s top teams in a knockout tournament over 12 days in the Portuguese capital, with the Champions League winner to be crowned at the final on Aug. 23.