Sweden’s free-scoring winger Emil Forsberg has declared himself fit and ready to go for Tuesday’s Euro 2020 last-16 clash with Ukraine.
Forsberg has netted three times for the rock-solid Swedes, which opened with a scoreless draw against Spain before edging Slovakia 1-0 thanks to Forsberg’s penalty and finishing with a dramatic 3-2 win over Poland in which he scored twice.
Having played in sweltering conditions in Seville, Spain and St Petersburg, Russia, Forsberg skipped training on Saturday.
“My status is good. I trained fully today, it was more just a precaution yesterday, so there are no problems,” he told a news conference on Sunday.
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