Diego Llorente in the friendly against Portugal


COVID continues to hit Spain: Diego Llorente, 2nd positive after Busquets

Published:9/06/2021 - 07:39h

Updated:9/06/2021 - 07:39h

This past Tuesday at night the RFEF announced in a communiqué that Diego Llorente has given positive by coronavirus. It is the second player infected in the Spanish selection after Sergio Busquets

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"The RFEF regrets to communicate that the central defence Diego Llorente has resulted positive in the last test PCR made this morning in the concentration of the national Selection in Brush Them". Of this way informed the Real Spanish Federation of Football by means of a communiqué that Diego Llorente has turned into the positive second by COVID in Spain after Sergio Busquets​.

The Federation confirmed that the central Spanish already finds isolated to fulfil the protocols established in these cases. "The footballer will abandon tonight the concentration of the national selection in a vehicle medicalizado, following with all the sanitary protocols established", informed. Another hard hit for the combined of Luis Enrique, that loses to his active second after the '5' of the FC Barcelona.

The RFEF also announced that the rest of footballers will follow working of personalised form until having certainty that there is not more infected, by what will follow without having trainings grupales. "The concentration of the national Selection will follow with all the routines of work established in situations of COVID 19. They will keep the personalised trainings to continue with the preparation of the European", wrote.

It is necessary to remember that if it goes back to have another positive in Spain will treat of a shoot, as they aim the norms of the CSD (Upper Council of Sports), that dictates that from three catalogs like extension no controlled of contagion. For the moment, the contagions remain in two, although it can not descartar still that in the next days can have more announcements.

Luis Enrique could call to more players

It will be necessary to see what occurs in the next days, although it is possible that Luis Enrique finish calling to more players in case they confirm more positive. For the moment, the seleccionador called to Brais Méndez, Rodrigo Moreno, Pablo Fornals, Carlos Soler, Kepa Arrizabalaga and Raúl Albiol, in addition to to several members of the Sub-21 to complete the trainings. No descarta that any of them have to finish going to the Eurocopa neither that they can attend other footballers that now are not summoned.

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