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Euro 2020: England’s full squad train at Spurs Lodge after all 26 players tested negative

England’s full squad train together at Spurs Lodge after all 26 players tested negative, despite fears over the virus spreading after Mason Mount and Ben Chilwell’s embrace with Covid-positive Scotland star Billy Gilmour

All 26 players of Gareth Southgate England squad trained together on Monday after each returning negative Covid-19 tests.

Fears had risen after Scotland starlet Billy Gilmour tested positive for the virus, in the aftermath of his Man of the Match performance against the Three Lions at Wembley.

At the final whistle Gilmour had embraced with his Chelsea pals Mason Mount and Ben Chilwell, sparking fears that coronavirus could be set to infiltrate the England camp as they gear up for the Group D deciding clash with the Czech Republic.

Ben Chilwell was in high spirits as England got stuck into preparation for the Czech Republic

Mason Mount and Ben Chilwell were among the full England squad to return to training on Monday, despite a close encounter will Chelsea team-mate Billy Gilmour at Wembley

Gilmour - who later tested Covid positive - was embraced by the England duo at full-time

Gilmour – who later tested Covid positive – was embraced by the England duo at full-time

Boss Gareth Southgate watched on as the team went through their paces at Spurs Lodge

Boss Gareth Southgate watched on as the team went through their paces at Spurs Lodge

Feared were soothed on Monday morning however, as all of the players tested negative and headed out to train together as usual at Spurs lodge, where the national side are based.

Southgate and his coaching staff oversaw the session, as England prepare to shake off their malaise and get back to winning ways following the stalemate with the auld enemy.

The 0-0 draw means England remain joint top of Group D alongside the Czechs, having won one match and drawn another.

Captain Harry Kane appeared upbeat on Monday despite criticisms of his current form

Captain Harry Kane appeared upbeat on Monday despite criticisms of his current form

Manchester United's Harry Maguire is back from injury and pushing for a starting place

Manchester United’s Harry Maguire is back from injury and pushing for a starting place

Conor Coady and Dominic Calvert-Lewin were seen joking around as England got to work

Conor Coady and Dominic Calvert-Lewin were seen joking around as England got to work

Changes are expected to be rung as England look to finish Group D with a winning flourish

Changes are expected to be rung as England look to finish Group D with a winning flourish

Spirits were high following a hard-earned 1-0 win over Croatia in the opening clash of the tournament for England, but good feeling has since subsided after the Three Lions served up a stunted performance in front of goal.

Victory over the Czechs will see Southgate’s men win Group D and progress to the knockout stages for a crunch fixture in the last 16 – which is shaping up to be a tough one either way.

England have been dealt a bad hand in the sense that they will take on an international titan from Group F – dubbed the tournament’s ‘group of death.’

All four teams in Group F could still finish runners-up with Germany currently holding that position following an impressive win over Portugal.

World champions France top the group with four points from two games. Germany are second with three and Portugal also on three, but sitting in third via head-to-head record. 

Hungary are currently bottom with one point. after pulling off a draw against France in Budapest.

Southgate is counting on his senior stars to step up to the plate and see England through

Southgate is counting on his senior stars to step up to the plate and see England through

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