We are now just one day away from the start of the delayed European Championship as the build-up continues to Friday night’s Group A opener between Italy and Turkey in Rome.
England start their campaign against Croatia at Wembley on Sunday, with Gareth Southgate admitting that the “incredibly complicated” build-up to the tournament has been his toughest test as a manager.
The Leeds defender’s positive test follows that of captain Sergio Busquets, with both players leaving camp and Spain’s youngsters having to step in for a friendly against Lithuania on Tuesday night.
The squad will now be vaccinated, health minister Carolina Darias said on Wednesday, though both Busquets and Llorente will miss the opening game against Sweden on Monday.
Sweden duo Dejan Kulusevski and Mattias Svanberg have also tested positive for Covid, while the likes of Donny van de Beek and Arkadiusz Milik will both miss the tournament…