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PSG defender Kehrer tests positive for covid-19

Paris Saint-Germain have announced that Thilo Kehrer tested positive for coronavirus ahead of their Ligue 1 clash with Brest on Saturday.

PSG defender Kehrer tests positive for COVID-19

Thilo Kehrer has tested positive for coronavirus, Paris Saint-Germain have confirmed.

Kehrer played the full 90 minutes of PSG's 1-1 draw with Saint-Etienne on Wednesday, the French champions' first game with Mauricio Pochettino at the helm. 

PSG face Brest on Saturday in Ligue 1 before taking on Marseille in the Trophee des Champions on Wednesday. 

A club statement read: "Thilo Kehrer has returned a positive test for COVID-19. He will start a period of isolation and is subject to the appropriate health protocols."

Kehrer – a 2018 signing from Schalke – has made 14 appearances across all competitions so far this season.