PSG added that one staff member also had Covid-19 in a statement on Saturday night. None of them were named at that point, but in a further statement on the team’s medical news Sunday the club named Messi, left back Juan Bernat, backup goalie Sergio Rico and 19-year-old midfielder Nathan Bitumazala.
PSG are playing at third-tier Vannes.
Last year’s runner-up Monaco were in action later Sunday at second-tier Quevilly-Rouen in one of 13 games scheduled for the day as sides bid to reach the last 16.
Monaco said Saturday that seven players had Covid-19 but none showed any worrying signs and are isolating. (AFP)