Barcelona midfielder Sergio Busquets left Spain pre-euro 2020 training camp on Sunday after testing positive for covid-19, the country's football federation (RFEF) announced.
Spain captain, 32, tested positive earlier on Sunday, the RFEF said in a statement, and those who were in close contact with the midfielder will remain isolated as a preventive measure
The rest of Spain squad all tested negative. A head of Spain first match against Sweden on June 14, the squad will carry out individual training programmes in the build-up to the Euro , which begins on Friday. Spain manager Luis Enrique has until Saturday to make changes to his squad a head of their opening fixture in Seville
Busquets, capped 123 times for Spain has won the 2010 world cup and Euro 2012 with his national team. Busquets positive test and temporary exit from the Spain squad comes after the Netherlands dropped goalkeeper Jasper Cillessen from their squad because of a positive covid-19 test.
Netherlands no longer look like potential winners in group C. Austra have a great chance of reaching the knockout stages for the first time. Matthijs de Ligt will have to shoulder much of the defensive burden in the absence of Virgil Van Dijk.
Elsewhere, Scotlands Lyndon Dykes had said they are in good shape entering euro 2020. Scotland bit Luxembourg 1 goal to nil after Che Adams goal that was set up by Lyndon Dykes but later on he was involved in a red card incident with the Luxembourg defender
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