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JUST IN: Crisis Hits England Squad As Mason Mount And Ben Chilwell Out Of Final Euro 2020 Group Game

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Mason Mount and Ben Chilwell will miss England’s final Euro 2020 group game as they enter into self-isolation following contact with Scotland’s Billy Gilmour.

Mount and Chilwell were seen interacting with fellow Chelsea colleague Gilmour following England’s disappointing 0-0 draw with Scotland on Friday, with the 20-year-old subsequently testing positive for Covid-19.

Gilmour was swifty ruled out of Scotland’s last Group D fixture against Croatia, and Mount and Chilwell will no also have to quarantine in accordance with coronavirus regualationsm=, meaning they will miss the Three Lions’s clash with the Czech Republic.

The England camp has confirmed the news in an official statement, which reads: “We can confirm that Ben Chilwell and Mason Mount must isolate up to and including next Monday [28 June]. This decision has been taken in consultation with Public Health England.

“The pair were confirmed overnight as close contacts of Scotland’s Billy Gilmour after his positive COVID-19 test following last Friday’s match.

“Chilwell and Mount will isolate and train individually in private areas at England’s training base St. George’s Park, with the rest of the squad returning there after tonight’s fixture against Czech Republic at Wembley.

“We will continue to follow all COVID-19 protocols and the UEFA testing regime, while remaining in close contact with PHE.

“The entire England squad and staff had lateral flow tests on Monday and all were again negative, as was the case with Sunday’s UEFA pre-match PCR tests.

“Further tests will be carried out as and when appropriate.”

More to follow.

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