Six Scotland players to miss friendly as coronavirus precaution following John Fleck’s positive test | Football News

A complete of seven Scotland players haven’t travelled for Wednesday’s Euro 2020 warm-up recreation towards the Netherlands following John Fleck’s positive coronavirus test. 

Sheffield United midfielder Fleck contracted the virus – testing positive on Tuesday – regardless of not displaying any signs.

David Marshall, Grant Hanley, John McGinn, Che Adams, Stephen O’Donnell and Nathan Patterson have additionally been advised to keep at Scotland’s coaching base in Spain.


Andy Robertson says John Fleck’s positive test is a reminder to everybody that they need to stay vigilant in regards to the virus, as an additional six Scotland players will miss their friendly towards the Netherlands as a precaution.

The six players returned damaging exams once more on Wednesday and will have travelled – however Scotland have taken precaution and are being ultra-careful.

Scotland midfielder John Fleck examined positive for Covid-19 on Tuesday

It means head coach Steve Clarke has simply 19 players to decide from for the sport towards the Dutch – with lower than two weeks to go till Scotland’s opening Euro 2020 recreation.

In an unique interview with Sky Sports forward of the sport, Clarke mentioned: “Every time we come collectively I’m saying to the lads in coaching everyone is vital and also you by no means know if you’re going to be requested to play.

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“Certainly in these unsure instances you by no means know if you end up going to be requested to step up.

“Hopefully they can keep impressing – they’ve all impressed me so far in training.”

Scotland’s remaining Euro 2020 warm-up match is towards Luxembourg on Sunday, dwell on Sky Sports. Clarke’s aspect then start the match towards the Czech Republic on June 14, earlier than taking over England and Croatia of their different group D fixtures.

Source – SkySports

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