Jennifer Hermoso played for Barcelona in their Women’s Champions League final defeat by Lyon in May

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.

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