Spain captain Sergio Busquets tests positive for coronavirus just EIGHT days away from their opening Euro 2020 game… with the Under-21s now playing against Lithuania in Tuesday’s friendly
Spain captain Sergio Busquets has tested positive for coronavirus just eight days before their first Euro 2020 match.
A statement read: ‘The RFEF regrets to announce that its captain Sergio Busquets has given a positive result in the last PCR test that was carried out this morning at the concentration of the national team in Las Rozas. The rest of the members of the concentration have all tested negative.
‘The Federation’s medical services have adopted all the necessary measures in a case of these characteristics in accordance with the protocols established by both the Ministry of Health and UEFA, so that the footballer has abandoned the concentration in a medicalised vehicle.
‘Both the workers and the close contacts of the player will remain isolated for prevention in the concentration of the national team and personalised training routines will be activated, maintaining the isolation, to continue with the preparation of the Euros.’
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Spain’s Sergio Busquets has tested positive for coronavirus just eight days before their first Euro 2020 match