Spanish Football Federation President Luis Rubiales admits that there may be more coronavirus cases
With the start of the European Cup 2020 approaching, Diego Llorente has become the second Spanish player to test positive for Covid-19 in recent days.
Before the first European Cup match between Spain and Sweden on Monday, these two results raised further positive concerns.
According to Luis Rubiales, President of the Spanish Football Federation (RFEF) Teleport Before Llorente’s result, there may be more positive factors in the Spanish camp.
After Rubiales’ comments, RFEF confirmed Llorente’s results, stating: “RFEF regrets to announce that central defender Diego Llorente tested positive in the latest PCR test conducted by the Las Rozas national team this morning.
“In accordance with all established health procedures, the players will leave the national team in a medical vehicle tonight.”
Since Busquet’s test result was positive, Spanish players have been quarantined. Five players were called to train in the “Parallel Bubble” They will not mix with other members of the team.
Rodrigo Moreno, Pablo Fornals, Carlos Soler, Blaise Mendes and Raúl Albiol have all been called up to help strengthen Spain’s depth.
As Spain’s senior players are in isolation, a team of players under the age of 21 was called to face Lithuania in a friendly on Tuesday. Even a team full of young people, Spain won the game 4-0.
Spain will face Sweden on Monday, and the Swedes have confirmed two positive cases of Covid-19 in recent days: Dejan Kulusevski and Mattias Svanberg.