Turkish Sertac Sanli tests positive for covid-19

January 26, 2022

Barcelona, ​​Jan 26 (EFE) .- Turkish center Sertac Sanli tested positive for coronavirus in tests carried out on Tuesday, January 25 by Barça, the club reported on Wednesday. “The player, in good health, is isolated at home,” the entity explained in a statement. The Turkish center tested positive for covid-19 this Tuesday in an antigen test and the subsequent PCR confirmed the result. Sanli will be away from the courts for a minimum of seven days and in this time Barça will face at home the French Asvel Villeurbanne (January 27), Joventut in the Endesa League (January 30) and the Greek Panathinaikos (February 1 ). Signed this summer from Turkey’s Anadolu Efes, the Ottoman center had a difficult start to the season due to injuries but has gradually gained prominence to become a key player on both sides of the pitch for Lithuanian coach Sarunas Jasikevicius. Sanli was Barça’s top scorer in Sunday’s league win at Real Madrid with 17 points. The Barça midfielder has averaged 7.9 points this season (58.8% shooting from two and 40% from triples), 4.1 rebounds and a PIR of 7.3 in the Endesa League, while in the Euroleague his numbers are 7.5 points (55.7% shooting from two and 35.3% in triples), 3.3 rebounds and a PIR of 6.5.