The Juve winger did not leave for the last friendly match: “But we won’t call any reserves.” The Iberians are also on the alert for Busquets’ positivity
Dejan Kulusevski, in retirement with Sweden before the European Championship, tested positive at Covid-19. The Juventus winger will certainly miss the first match of the competition, on Monday, against Spain, in turn hit by a positive case, that of Sergio Busquets. After Spain, Sweden have the match against Slovakia on Friday 18th and against Poland on Wednesday 23rd. Kulusevski is in retirement with his national team and will be subjected to fiduciary isolation, the boy is asymptomatic.
The Swedish communiqué
“Today the men’s national team went to Gothenburg for the last friendly before the European Championship, Dejan Kulusevski remained in Stockholm because he was positive for Covid-19”, writes the Swedish Federation on its website. “This morning Dejan Kulusevski informed the medical team that he had cold symptoms. Dejan was immediately tested and the test came back positive. Since then Dejan has been kept in isolation from the rest of the group and has not traveled with us to Gothenburg, ”said national team doctor Anders Valentin. “Sad for us, but especially for Dejan himself. We will not call any reserves, but we hope that Dejan will be able to return to the team after the match against Spain, ”says national team captain Janne Andersson.
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