Sheffield United's John Fleck tests positive for Covid-19 while on Scotland duty

Sheffield United’s John Fleck has tested positive for Covid-19 while in Spain with Scotland, the Scottish Football Association has announced.

Tuesday, 1st June 2021, 12:53 pm

The Blades midfielder has been ruled out of Wednesday’s friendly against Holland in Portugal.

Fleck will now follow Spanish coronavirus rules and self-isolate at the Scots’ training base in La Finca.

An SFA spokesman added: “The rest of the squad was re-tested for Covid-19 and returned negative results today.”

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Sheffield United midfielder John Fleck has tested positive for Covid-19 while on international duty with Scotland

Scotland are in Spain for the first part of their build-up to Euro 2020 – their first major tournament in 23 years.

Clarke’s side face Czech Republic, England and Croatia in their three group games but before that they will take on Holland and then have a friendly away to Luxembourg on June 6.