Gomez, Henderson to miss England game against Kosovo


Liverpool's English midfielder Jordan Henderson applauds supporters on the pitch after the English Premier League ...
Liverpool's English midfielder Jordan Henderson applauds supporters on the pitch after the English Premier League football match between Tottenham Hotspur and Liverpool at Wembley Stadium in London, on October 22, 2017. Tottenham won the game 4-1. / AFP PHOTO

In Summary

  • Defender Joe Gomez and midfielder Jordan Henderson have pulled out of England's squad before Sunday's final Euro 2020 qualifier in Kosovo
  •  Gomez, 22, picked up a knee injury in training, while Liverpool team-mate Henderson, 29, has a viral infection.

Defender Joe Gomez and midfielder Jordan Henderson have pulled out of England’s squad before Sunday’s final Euro 2020 qualifier in Kosovo.

 Gomez, 22, picked up a knee injury in training, while Liverpool team-mate Henderson, 29, has a viral infection.

Forward Raheem Sterling is available again after being dropped for the 7-0 win over Montenegro following a clash with Gomez at England’s training camp.

Gomez was booed as he came on as a substitute at Wembley on Thursday.

England manager Gareth Southgate has said he will have no hesitation in naming Manchester City’s Sterling, 24, in the starting line-up for the match in Pristina (17:00 GMT kick-off).

The Three Lions have already qualified as group winners for next summer’s tournament.

Courtesy-BBC Online

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