Adama Traore has withdrawn from Spain’s squad ahead of their Nations League fixture against Ukraine after testing positive for coronavirus antibodies in his PCR test.
Traore was initially omitted from Spain’s 1-1 draw with Germany in Stuttgart on Thursday following an inconclusive COVID-19 test.
The Wolves star underwent PCR testing on Friday and the uncapped 24-year-old – who is still waiting to make his first international appearance – will sit out Sunday’s visit of Ukraine.
“On receiving the results of the test, and despite the player showing a high level of antibodies such as a positive IgG count, the RFEF medical services, in accordance with UEFA, have decided to liberate the player from his duties with the national team, even though he poses no risk of spreading the virus to his team-mates,” the Royal Spanish Football Federation (RFEF) said in a statement.
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