Manchester City coach, Pep Guardiola’s mother, Dolors Sala Carrio has died after contracting Coronavirus.

She died at the age of 82. She was said to be diagnosed with the disease after showing symptoms in Barcelona.

News of her death has been confirmed by Manchester City via their Twitter handle.

The club tweeted: “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.”

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

Chairman Khaldoon Al Mubarak has spoken in reaction to the tragic passing of Pep’s mother, saying, “Our prayers and heartfelt sympathies are with Pep and his family at this overwhelmingly sad time. He and they have the love and support of the entire City family.”