England duo Mason Mount and Ben Chilwell have been compelled to self-isolate after coming into contact with Scotland midfielder Billy Gilmour.
The precaution has been taken following shut discussions between the Soccer Affiliation and Public Well being England, with Gilmour isolating for 10 days after testing optimistic for coronavirus.
The pair stay in dialogue about whether or not the Chelsea duo can face the Czech Republic on Tuesday night – a recreation you possibly can hearken to LIVE on talkSPORT.
Mount and Chilwell had been pictured embracing Gilmour, their Chelsea teammate, after England’s goalless draw with Scotland at Wembley on Friday night time.
It was introduced on Monday that Gilmour, 20, had examined optimistic for COVID-19 and would miss Scotland’s essential match with Croatia on Tuesday.
England boss Gareth Southgate now faces an anxious wait to see whether or not Mount and Chilwell will probably be obtainable for the Three Lions’ remaining group recreation towards the Czechs.
A press release from the Soccer Affiliation learn: “As a precaution right now and in session with Public Well being England, Ben Chilwell and Mason Mount are isolating after interplay with Scotland participant Billy Gilmour at Friday’s match.
“The pair will probably be avoided the remainder of the England gamers and wider assist crew, pending additional discussions with PHE.
“All the squad had lateral stream checks on Monday afternoon and all had been once more destructive, as was the case with Sunday’s UEFA pre-match PCR checks.
“We are going to proceed to comply with all COVID-19 protocols and the UEFA testing regime, whereas remaining in shut contact with PHE.”
Mount had been on account of seem on the pre-match press convention alongside England boss Southgate, who stated there’s ‘fairly a doubt’ over the pair’s inclusion for his or her remaining Group D encounter.
Requested if the pair will probably be match for Tuesday’s recreation, Southgate stated: “We don’t know for the time being.
“There’s clearly obtained to be fairly a doubt however there’s nonetheless quite a lot of discussions and investigations occurring behind the scenes, so for the time being they’re isolating and we simply have to seek out out during the last 12 hours or so.”