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Tottenham vs Rennes set to go ahead but Uefa monitoring situation after Spurs announce EIGHT positive Covid cases


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TOTTENHAM’S match with Rennes is reportedly set to go ahead despite a Covid outbreak in the Spurs camp.

A total of 13 people at the club have tested positive for coronavirus, including eight players.


Harry Kane was seen in training but there were several absenteesCredit: Getty
Antonio Conte bemoaned the Covid chaos


Antonio Conte bemoaned the Covid chaosCredit: Getty

That means Antonio Conte could be down to a threadbare squad for the visit of Rennes.

Uefa are monitoring the situation but the match has not been called off, according to BBC reporter Simon Stone.

It is Spurs’ final group game of the Europa Conference League with the French side already confirmed as Group G winners.

Tottenham are level on points with Vitesse following their last-minute defeat to Mura last time out.

And with Rennes currently unbeaten in the competition, Conte faces a big task to qualify.

From the photos emerging from Spurs training on Wednesday it appears there could be a number of important players missing.


Hugo Lloris, Heung-min Son and Pierre-Emile Hojbjerg were seemingly absent, though Harry Kane was captured braving the cold.

But as long as Spurs do have one goalkeeper available and at least 13 players available they will have to fulfil the fixture, per Uefa rules.

The Premier League does not have such a rule, and Spurs will reportedly request their match against Brighton is postponed.

Speaking in a press conference, Conte said: “The problem is every day we have more people with Covid.

“The situation is serious. Every day we are having a positive. Today we had one player and one member of staff.

“The worst is we don’t know and we continue to have contact with people who the day before were negative… Not a good situation… Tomorrow me?”

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