Spain hopes captain Sergio Busquets and Diego Llorente will nonetheless have an effect on the European Championship after each gamers examined constructive for the coronavirus.
Llorente’s constructive check on Tuesday could have been faulty after additional assessments got here again unfavourable, coach Luis Enrique mentioned on Thursday. The Leeds defender will bear extra assessments on Thursday and Friday. If he clears these, the workforce mentioned in a press release he can return to the squad earlier than Spain’s first match on Monday in opposition to Sweden.
Spain’s preparations have been thrown off after Busquets examined constructive final Sunday. Gamers who check constructive should keep in isolation for at the very least 10 days, that means Busquets would miss the opener in opposition to Sweden.
Luis Enrique mentioned of the Barcelona midfielder that “we’re going to watch for him.”
“The great factor is that he has time on his aspect. Busquets will probably be on the squad, little doubt,” Luis Enrique mentioned. “Busquets is ok, with out signs, so he can practice and keep in form. We hope that it will probably all find yourself in a scare.”
In Group E, Spain additionally performs Poland on June 19 and Slovakia on June 23 in Seville.
The remainder of Spain’s gamers have handed every day coronavirus assessments. Even so, Luis Enrique known as up additional gamers and created two separate sides to scale back the possibilities that an outbreak might go away him and not using a workforce.