Pep Guardiola’s Mother Dies After Contracting Coronavirus

Manchester City have confirmed that Pep Guardiola’s mother has ​died after contracting COVID-19. She was 82. 

Well over 10,000 have died of the virus in Spain alone, with more than 125,000 cases reported in the country – although the last few days have seen a slight decline in the daily death toll. 

The club wrote in a statement on their website: “The Manchester City family are devastated to report the death today of Pep’s mother Dolors Sala Carrió in Manresa, Barcelona after contracting Corona Virus. She was 82-years-old. Everyone associated with the club sends their most heartfelt sympathy at this most distressing time to Pep, his family and all their friends.”

The club do not go into any further details, as one would expect for an immensely sad and private moment for Guardiola and his family. 

More to follow. 

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