A member of the France national squad Leo Dubois has tested positive for Covid-19 at their training head-quarters in Clairefontaine, the French football federation said on Tuesday.

Having returned a negative test ahead of joining Didier Deschamps’ squad for a series of internationals Dubois took part in a training session ahead of the positive test on Tuesday.

“Leo Dubois was placed in quarantine when the results came back after Tuesday evening’s training session,” the federation said.

Real Madrid’s Ferland Mendy has now been called up to replace the Lyon man.


Continue reading this article on Sports Desk, the new sports website by Times of Malta

Sign up to our free newsletters

Get the best updates straight to your inbox:
Please select at least one mailing list.

You can unsubscribe at any time by clicking the link in the footer of our emails. We use Mailchimp as our marketing platform. By subscribing, you acknowledge that your information will be transferred to Mailchimp for processing.