Euro 2022: Spain forward Jennifer Hermoso set to miss tournament through injury
Spain’s record goalscorer Jennifer Hermoso is set to miss the 2022 European Championship with a sprained knee ligament, the Royal Spanish Football Federation has confirmed.
The Barcelona player, who won Spain’s Primera Division and Super Cup this season, is a huge loss to Spain, who are among the favourites to win the July competition hosted by England.
Hermoso has been a part of a dominant Barcelona squad who won a quadruple of league, Spanish Cup, Super Cup and Women’s Champions League in 2020-21.
Manager Jorge Vilda is expected to announce a replacement later on Tuesday.
His side are in Group B with Denmark, Finland and Germany.
Their first game is against the Finns on 8 July.