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England’s Phil Foden and Mason Greenwood in alleged coronavirus rule breach

England pair missed training on Monday; Gareth Southgate speaking shortly

Last Updated: 07/09/20 1:57pm

Mason Greenwood and Phil Foden missed England's open training session on Monday morning

Mason Greenwood and Phil Foden missed England’s open training session on Monday morning

The FA is investigating media reports in Iceland that Mason Greenwood and Phil Foden breached UEFA’s coronavirus protocols while at their team hotel in Reykjavik.

Both players – who made their England debuts in the 1-0 win over Iceland two days ago – were absent from training on Monday morning and are doubtful for the UEFA Nations League fixture away to Denmark.

England manager Gareth Southgate is due to hold his pre-match news conference shortly.

The pair were the only players absent as Southgate took his final tactical session at the Laugardalsvollur Stadium in Reykjavik before Tuesday’s game.

Kieran Trippier and Danny Ings are both fit for selection despite suffering a head clash during training on Monday morning.

A sprint drill saw the two players collide and fall to the floor, with both needing attention from the England medical team.

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Trippier had to leave the field for about five minutes but returned and took part in the rest of the session.

With Foden and Greenwood likely to be absent, Southgate will have a squad of 22 to choose from for the game in Copenhagen, which is live on Sky Sports Football from 7pm on Tuesday.

How to watch Nations League on Sky Sports

You will be able to watch all 162 Nations League matches live on Sky Sports – plus the semi-finals, third-place play-off and final. Games will be shown across our main channels and via the red button.

For a full rundown of Nations League fixtures and where to watch them on Sky Sports head to our fixture page.

If you’re out and about, you can follow all of those Home Nations games on the Sky Sports website and app, where we’ll have minute-by-minute updates and show you the goals as they go in.

We’ll also have highlights of every game involving the Home Nations and the best of the other Nations League fixtures available too.

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