sport news Phil Neville LEAVES OUT foreign-based stars because of Covid-19 restrictions

England Women boss Phil Neville leaves out foreign-based stars due to coronavirus travel restrictions... with 10 uncapped players named in young squad Phil Neville named his 30-woman squad for the latest Lionesses training camp  Ten uncapped players were selected as Neville omitted some of his main stars Coronavirus travel restrictions and a lack of match action has seen Neville react Lyon's Nikita Parris and Jodie Taylor and Atletico's Toni Duggan were all left out

By Nathan Salt For Mailonline

Published: 13:12 BST, 8 September 2020 | Updated: 13:27 BST, 8 September 2020

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Coronavirus travel restrictions across Europe has seen Phil Neville leave a number of established England internationals out of his 30-woman squad for the Lionesses' September training camp. 

Such is the success of the England team, a number of Neville's regulars ply their trade across Europe, largely in France and in Spain, and it has proven costly during the Covid-19 shutdown. 

And restrictions on those countries with travel at the moment due to the global pandemic has seen Nikita Parris and Jodie Taylor (both at Lyon) and Toni Duggan (Atletico Madrid) omitted from Neville's latest squad.

Nikita Parris is one of a handful of established England stars left out of the latest squad due to coronavirus travel restrictions

Toni Duggan of Atletico Madrid has been omitted due to the travel restrictions surrounding visitors from Spain to the UK

Nikita Parris (left) and Toni Duggan (right) have been omitted from Phil Neville's latest England Lionesses' squad due to coronavirus travel restrictions affecting his foreign-based stars

Jodie Taylor, who won the Women's Champions League with Lyon last month, was also out

Jodie Taylor, who won the Women's Champions League with Lyon last month, was also out

Neville selected 10 uncapped players for the intensive training camp which begins next week

Neville selected 10 uncapped players for the intensive training camp which begins next week

In Madrid, where Duggan is based, a sudden spike in cases in recent weeks has seen social gatherings restricted with officials keen to get control of the virus once more, having loosened rules after a strict initial quarantine period in Spain. 

Almost a third of Spain's new cases of Covid-19 have been reported in Madrid. 

France saw a record daily peak of 8,975 more infections and while the country is determined not to return to a second lockdown, international travel has been restricted which affects Parris and Taylor in particular. 

Parris, who also won the UWCL with Lyon, is a regular for England but is not in the latest squad

Parris, who also won the UWCL with Lyon, is a regular for England but is not in the latest squad

Duggan is based in Madrid and there has been a spike in the number of Covid-19 cases there

Duggan is based in Madrid and there has been a spike in the number of Covid-19 cases there

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