Uefa comment on Tottenham’s upcoming European fixture amid Covid outbreak

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Tottenham Hotspur are facing a crisis ahead of Thursday’s Europa Conference League clash against Rennes.

The North Londoners take on the French outfit in a crucial match which they need to win to stand a chance of qualifying for the final 32 of the competition.

It is understood a number of players and club staff have returned positive Covid-19 tests with Football.London claiming that seven first-team players and two members of Antonio Conte’s backroom staff have recorded positive lateral flow tests for Covid-19.

Under Uefa regulations, if Conte has 13 available players at his disposal, including a goalkeeper, from their 25-man A list, they must fulfill the fixture (Sky Sports).

Uefa have confirmed that the match is still expected to go ahead at the Tottenham Hotspur Stadium as scheduled.

SpursWeb Opinion

The outbreak has come at the worst possible time for Tottenham with fixtures set to come thick and fast, including Sunday’s trip to Brighton in the Premier League.

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