England gamers Phil Foden and Mason Greenwood have been dropped for Tuesday’s recreation in opposition to Denmark after breaching coronavirus guidelines in Iceland.
Foden and Greenwood each made their England debuts within the 1-0 victory over Iceland within the Nations League on Saturday.
However they may return to England from Reykjavik reasonably than touring to Copenhagen on Monday after social media video was printed in Iceland purporting to indicate the gamers assembly girls from outdoors the staff bubble.
“Sadly this morning it was delivered to my consideration that two of the boys have damaged the COVID pointers by way of our safe bubble,” England coach Gareth Southgate mentioned. “So we needed to determine in a short time that they couldn’t have any interplay with the remainder of the staff and and wouldn’t be capable to journey to coaching.”
Southgate mentioned the gamers did additionally not be a part of the remainder of the squad for breakfast on Monday.
“They’ve been naive,” mentioned Southgate, who was unable to substantiate if the 18-year-old Greenwood and 20-year-old Foden had left the staff resort in Iceland.
The England touring group, which is usually examined for COVID-19, was exempt from the Icelandic necessities to quarantine for 5 days on arrival.
“Given the procedures we have now to observe now they must journey again to England,” Southgate mentioned. “What is obvious there was a breach of the COVID pointers. We’ve got spent so lengthy getting these measures in locations.”
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