OneIndia24News: Mikel Oyarzabal out of Spain squad for UEFA Nations League after testing positive for coronavirus

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Mikel Oyarzabal

The 23-year-old Real Sociedad winger will miss Spain’s Nations League matches against Germany and Ukraine. He will be replaced by Villareal forward Gerard Moreno. 

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Real Sociedad winger Mikel Oyarzabal has withdrawn from Spain`s UEFA Nations League squad after testing positive for COVID-19, with Villarreal forward Gerard Moreno taking his place.

Oyarzabal, 23, said on Sunday that he would have to self-isolate at home and miss next month`s Nations League matches against Germany and Ukraine.

“I want to communicate that I`ve received a positive result from my last test,” Oyarzabal, who has won seven caps, wrote on Instagram. “I have to be at home for a few days and I won`t be able to go to the national team.”

Moreno, who made his international debut last year, scored 18 goals for Villarreal in the 2019-20 season, guiding them to a fifth-place finish.

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