The increase is made due to the corona pandemic and to reduce the risk of a team suffering from a shortage of players during the tournament.

- We will hopefully be together for a long time.

It can be diseases and injuries.

So this is something I absolutely advocate.

If that happens, I think it is positive in terms of all the conditions, Janne Andersson said earlier this spring.

The Swedish national team captain will perform his squad on May 18 and changes may then be made until the first match, if there are medical reasons.

Even if 26 players are selected for the European Championships, a maximum of 23 may be in each match squad.

Sweden starts its game in the tournament on June 14, against Spain in Seville.

ARCHIVE: The European Football Championship 2021 (April 23) is played here

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Zlatan Ibrahimovic and Janne Andersson.

Photo: BildbyrÄn.