Argentina’s PL players told to isolate hours before Brazil game

Sun 05 September 2021 | 19:45

Anvisa, Brazil’s health regulator, has requested the immediate isolation of four Argentina players ahead of their World Cup Qualifier clash in Sao Paulo.

Anvisa said the players should have been in quarantine upon their arrival because they had spent time in the UK over the past two weeks.

Under Brazilian rules, visitors who have been in the UK within two weeks before entering the country must quarantine for 14 days on arrival.

The players with Premier League clubs are

Emiliano Buendia


Emiliano Martinez


Giovani Lo Celso

, and

Cristian Romero


"Anvisa considers the situation a serious health risk and so has asked local health authorities to determine the immediate quarantine of the players, who are stopped from participating in any activity and should be prevented from remaining on Brazilian soil,"

Anvisa said in a statement


However, Argentina named Emiliano Martinez, Cristian Romero, and Giovani Lo Celso in their starting line-up for the game despite Brazil’s health regulator order.

Anvisa claimed that the four players did not state that information on their immigration forms and on Sunday said they confirmed the details given were "



source: SportMob

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