Jordan Henderson and Raheem Sterling withdrawn from England after injury


Premier League powerhouses, Liverpool and Manchester City have suffered yet another injury from their players. Jordan Henderson and Raheem Sterling have been released from the England national team squad after being injured. Both of them will return to their respective clubs for assessment.

Jordan Henderson sustained an injury in Sunday’s game against Belgium, and will not feature in England’s game against Iceland on Wednesday.

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England manager Gareth Southgate failed to specify the type of injury sustained by Jordan Henderson. He only revealed that it was a problem of tightness. Moreover, Sterling’s injury has been revealed to be a calf injury that was sustained during training. The decision of releasing the two players is attributed to the assessment made by the England medical team on Monday.

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Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp is facing series of injuries amongst his players with Henderson being the latest. The Liverpool captain joins Van Dijk, Fabinho, Joe Gomez, Alexander-Arnold, Robertson, Oxlade-Chamberlain, and Alcantara on the injury list. With Mohammed Salah’s positive test to COVID-19, Jurgen Klopp will face trouble selecting his squad. Moreover, they will face Leicester City after the international break.

Manchester City manager, Pep Guardiola’s injury list has been updated with Raheem Sterling joining them. Sergio Aguero and Nathan Ake have been sidelined due to injury and they will face Tottenham after the international break.

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In conclusion, England has already lost the chance to progress to the next stages of the UEFA Nations League.