England coach Southgate confirmed that Sancho, Chilwell and Abraham will not play in the friendly match between the team and Wales due to violations of epidemic prevention regulations. At the same time, they may also miss the subsequent UEFA Europa League matches with Belgium.
Chilwell and Sancho previously attended Abraham's birthday party, which made them violate relevant anti-epidemic regulations. The three players subsequently apologized for this.
"This is to protect the entire team, the incubation period is very complicated, we must do our best to make the best management." England coach Southgate said.
"I had a good conversation with them this week. I told them about their responsibilities as an English player and the difference in the spotlight. They have to understand that it is an honor to play for England, and we also It's in a special period."