Netherlands top goalkeeper Jasper Silesen tested positive for COVID-19 ahead of Euro

Netherlands top goalkeeper Jasper Silesen tested positive for COVID-19 ahead of Euro

Premier dutch goalkeeper Jasper Silesen Tested positive for coronavirus and will not travel with the team for a week Europe championships Training Camp in Portugal.

Valencia’s goalkeeper will miss Algarve’s preparations, including a friendly international against Scotland on Wednesday.

“The Dutch team’s medical staff is closely monitoring his condition and will be reinstated to the team as soon as he is medically responsible,” the Dutch Football Association said in a statement on Friday.

Marco Bizot, who was not named in the 26-man final squad by coach Frank de Boer, was already due to travel to camp in Portugal as a reserve keeper, so no replacement is necessary.

Dutch captain Georginio will fly to Portugal on Saturday without Visionaldum and Frenki de Jong, who will join their teammates on Sunday.

KNVB said Manchester City defender Nathan AK, whose club play in the Champions League final on Saturday, would later join the team.

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