The mother of Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola has died after contracting the coronavirus. Also Read - Centre Launches Schemes to Boost Electronic Manufacturing

The Premier League club says Dolors Sala Carri died near Barcelona in the city of Manresa. She was 82. Also Read - Modifications in National Pension Scheme Financially Untenable: Finance Ministry



City says “everyone associated with the club sends their most heartfelt sympathy at this most distressing time to Pep, his family and all their friends.” Also Read - Coronavirus in Karnataka: Health Minister Sriramulu Attends Procession, Social Distancing Norms Flouted | Watch

Guardiola has coached City since 2016. He previously coached Barcelona and Bayern Munich.



“The Manchester City family are devastated to report the death today of Pep’s mother Dolors Sala Carrió in Manresa, Barcelona after contracting coronavirus. She was 82-years-old,” City said in a post on their official Twitter account.

“Everyone associated with the club sends their most heartfelt sympathy at this most distressing time to Pep, his family and all their friends.”