Paqueta and Guimaraes were denied the match against Rangers by the Scottish government?

Paqueta and Guimaraes were denied the match against Rangers by the Scottish government?

According to Radio Scoop, Lucas Paqueta, Bruno Guimaraes and Tino Cadavere may miss OL’s trip to Glasgow next Thursday against Rangers in the Europa League, as they return from Brazil and Zimbabwe, two countries labeled “Covid Red” by British authorities. classified as. .

It would be a blow to OL. According to the information from this Thursday radio scoopThe Scottish government has informed Lyon leaders that it will not allow three players to enter the field for next Thursday’s Goons game against Glasgow Rangers in the Europa League. These three players are Lucas Paqueta, Bruno Guimaraes and Tino Cadevere. And because they will be returning to France from countries classified by British authorities as “Red Covid”, they are not really welcome in Scotland.

Strict rules in Britain

Lucas Paqueta and Bruno Guimaraes are currently with Selecao, who will be opposed Thursday to Friday night in Peru as part of qualification for the 2022 World Cup. Tino Kadevare, he had returned from Zimbabwe with an injury. The problem is, Brazil and Zimbabwe are considered “Covid Red” countries by the Scottish government. Faced with this situation, OL approached UEFA to find a solution. and would rather be optimistic, according to Team. Leonis intends to get an exemption by explaining that he plans to travel on a private plane and privatize a hotel to respect the strict sanitary bubble.

Under rules currently in force in the United Kingdom, anyone returning from a country on the Red List must be in self-isolation for ten days in a government-selected hotel, regardless of their vaccination status. To avoid this quarantine, several English clubs have decided not to allow some of their foreign players to play international matches this month in countries at high risk of coronavirus contamination.

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While waiting for UEFA to know the status, OL is preparing to welcome Strasbourg, on Sunday evening (8:45 pm), at the end of the fifth day of Ligue 1. With five points out of twelve possible (one win against FC Nantes, two draws against Brest and Clermont, one loss at Angers), P├ętez Boas’ players are currently ninth in the standings.

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