BARCELONA – The Spanish team is concerned about a possible outbreak of coronavirus in the concentration that is preparing the Eurocup, which has already affected two players and threatens to add more cases, and caused Luis Enrique to react quickly by adding more footballers, in a parallel bubble, in anticipation of new losers.
If on Monday he started by recruiting Brais Mendez, Carlos Soler, Raul Albiol, Rodrigo Moreno and Pablo Fornals, on Tuesday morning he added Chelsea goalkeeper Kepa Arrizabalaga and this Wednesday he decided that eleven of the players who the night before had represented the The national team against Lithuania, despite being part of the Under-21 team, will stay in Las Rozas to join those mentioned above and form a workforce.
Defenders Álvaro Fernández, Juan Miranda, Óscar Mingueza and Alejandro Pozo; the midfielders Brahim Díaz, Martín Zubimendi, Gonzalo Villar and Mar Cucurella and the forwards Bryan Gil, Yeremy Pino and Javi Puado were chosen and this Wednesday they already carried out a training session under the orders of Luis Enrique, who warned them that anyone of them, or even a good group, could enter the definitive list to be delivered by the Spanish Federation on Monday at the latest.
UEFA changed its registration parameters and now it will allow each team to rush until the day of their debut in the Eurocup to present the final list of players registered in the tournament.
Spain maintains 24 officers with the doubts of Sergio Busquets and Diego Llorente, who had to leave the concentration after testing positive for Covid-19 in two PCR tests carried out on the international ones, and in anticipation that more cases could appear or, even, that An outbreak is unleashed that affects a good number of players has concentrated another 17 footballers, not ruling out that the number could even increase in the next few hours.