Manchester City confirm Pep Guardiola's mother has passed away from coronavirus

  • Kat Lucas
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Manchester City have confirmed that Pep Guardiola's mother has passed away due to coronavirus.

City said in a statement:

"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."

Football around the world is currently suspended indefinitely due the coronavirus outbreak. 

Our thoughts and prayers are with all of the Guardiola family after such tragic news. 

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