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Euro 2020: Spain captain Sergio Busquets tests positive for Covid-19 eight days before opening match

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It's been gathered that Spain's captain Sergio Busquets have tested positive for coronavirus just eight days away from their game in the upcoming Euro 2020. 

 

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The Barcelona midfielder led the team in a friendly against Portugal on Friday June 4. 

 

The rest of the squad all tested negative, but the players and staff who were in close contact with the 32-year-old must also quarantine.

 

Spain, who open their European Championship campaign against Sweden next Monday, are set to play their final friendly against Lithuania on Tuesday.

 


 

A statement from Royal Spanish Football Federation 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 on the national team in Las Rozas.

 

'The rest of the members have all tested negative.

 

'Both the workers and the close contacts of the player will remain isolated for prevention and personalised training routines will be activated, maintaining the isolation, to continue with the preparation for the Euros.

 

'Regarding the second friendly match against Lithuania, it will be held under the direction of Luis De La Fuente and with members of the under-21 national team.' 

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