The azulgrana has abandoned the concentration in a medicalized vehicle
The rest of the players of Luis Enrique’s team test negative, but must be isolated
Tuesday’s friendly will be played with the U21 under the direction of Luis De la Fuente
Sergio Busquets, the captain of the Spanish team, has tested positive in the last PCR control carried out on the players just one week after the start of the Eurocup. The azulgrana will be isolated, following the health protocol, and will miss the debut of ‘La Roja’ against Sweden on June 14 in Seville.
The Federation, in a long medical statement, has reported that the rest of the footballers have tested negative in that same PCR test in which Busquets did test positive. The first measure is that the midfielder “has abandoned the concentration in a medicalized vehicle”, forcing, in addition, that “both the workers and the close contacts of the player will remain isolated for prevention in the concentration of the national team.”
🚨 OFFICIAL RELEASE | Sergio Busquets
The RFEF regrets to announce that its captain Sergio Busquets has tested positive in the last PCR tests carried out this morning at the National Team concentration in Las Rozas.
– Spanish Soccer Team (@SeFutbol) June 6, 2021
From there, the Federation has indicated that “personalized training routines will be activated, maintaining isolation, to continue with the preparation of the Eurocup”, while they begin to assess “the appropriate sports measures based on the evolution of the captain of the national team ”
Refund the ticket price
For starters, the second and last preparation match against Lithuania will not be played by the senior team nor will it be directed by Luis Enrique. The Federation has announced that this meeting, to be held this Tuesday in Butarque, will be with the members of the U21 team under the direction of Luis De la Fuente.
For this reason, the Federation has revealed that “it will fully refund the amount of the ticket to all those who wish and communicate it before 2:00 pm this Monday”, in addition to that “20% of the same will be refunded. , to those who do decide to attend the game in Butarque.
In addition, all communication and marketing events scheduled for this Monday at the Las Rozas Media Center are canceled.
Eddie is an Australian news reporter with over 9 years in the industry and has published on Forbes and tech crunch.