Switzerland defender Michel Morganella has been sent home from the Olympics for making racist comments on Twitter after his side's defeat to South Korea on Sunday.
Borussia Monchengladbach midfielder Granit Xhaka has been withdrawn from the Switzerland squad for the Olympic Games after talks between his new club and national association.
Switzerland coach Ottmar Hitzfeld has urged centre-back Johan Djourou to consider his Arsenal future if he wants to continue to be a part of the national team set-up.
Bayer Leverkusen midfielder Tranquillo Barnetta will end his eight-year association with the club when his contract expires at the end of June.
Liverpool's Maxi Rodriguez has earned a recall to the Argentina squad for their game with Switzerland on February 29.
Switzerland cemented their place at the top of Group A and all but book their place in the semi-finals of the European Under-21 Championship as goals from Fabian Frei and Innocent Emeghara gave them a 2-0 win over Iceland.
The European U21 championships got off to a bad start for hosts Denmark when they suffered an opening defeat to Switzerland, though were left to rue a late refereeing decision and a fine performance from Swiss goalkeeper Yann Sommer.
England's European U21 championship got off to a shaky yet rewarding start when they escaped from a one-sided encounter with Spain to draw 1-1 in Herning.
Valon Behrami believes Switzerland face an uphill task when they visit Wembley on Saturday in a Euro 2012 qualifier.
Fabio Capello insists he trusts his players enough to allow them a two-week break ahead of next year's European Championships in Poland and Ukraine, insisting they need the rest to restore their energy levels.