Joao Cancelo out of Euro 2020 after testing positive for Covid-19
Portugal defender Joao Cancelo has been ruled out of Euro 2020 after testing positive for Covid-19, the European champions announced yesterday.
The Manchester City player, 27, will be replaced by Diogo Dalot ahead of their Group F opener against Hungary tomorrow .
Cancelo,who tested positive for the coronavirus on Saturday, is "doing well" after being placed in isolation.
"In accordance with the Covid-19 protocol defined by Uefa before the Euro 2020 matches, all players and members of the entourage underwent RT-PCR tests on Saturday," Portugal said in a statement.
"The results, with the exception of Cancelo, were negative."
Portugal Under-21 international Dalot, who went on loan to AC Milan from Manchester United last season, will join the team in Budapest. - REUTERS