The mother of Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola, Dolors Sala Carrio, has died after contracting coronavirus the Premier League club have confirmed.
City made the announcement in a post on their official Twitter account that the 82-year-old died in Manresa, Barcelona.
“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 .
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“Everyone associated with the club sends their most heartfelt sympathy at this most distressing time to Pep, his family and all their friends.”
Guardiola, 49, last month donated one million euros (£918,000 at the time) to aid the fight against coronavirus in Spain.
Meanwhile, Spain is one of the countries with the highest number of deaths since the outbreak of the coronavirus.