Barcelona are the latest team to suspend training activities due to Coronavirus in Spain. The Catalan-based club arrived at this conclusion after LaLiga was suspended for the next two matchdays across the country. UEFA authorities also announced that the Champions League and Europa League will be suspended until further notice in order to tackle the Coronavirus pandemic.
Lionel Messi and co. will be given some time off from practice duties as Barcelona officials made the decision to suspend training activities from Saturday onwards. Barcelona head coach Quique Setien had his players on the training ground on Friday morning but will not expect them to show up until further notice. Barcelona's next three competitive games have been called off including their UEFA Champions League Round of 16 clash against Napoli which was scheduled for next week.
Given the healthcare situation and according to the recommendations of the Club's medical staff, the first team has suspended all activity until further notice. pic.twitter.com/NpKMg9QfWP— FC Barcelona (@FCBarcelona) March 13, 2020