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|Further Blow For Gareth Southgate As Three More England Players Pull Out by ibomjnr1: 9:29am On Nov 08, 2017|
Gareth Southgate’s hopes of testing his strongest team against the top two sides in the world have been dashed after England’s preparations for the friendlies with Germany and
The uncapped Jack Cork of Burnley was called up on Tuesday night after Jordan Henderson, Raheem Sterling and Fabian Delph all pulled out of the squad for the two matches at Wembley, with that trio all now undergoing treatment at their clubs for minor injuries. Southgate had already seen the Tottenham trio of Dele Alli (hamstring), Harry Winks (ankle) and the captain elect, Harry Kane (knock), pull out of the original 25-man party. The manager may attempt to bring in more replacements on Wednesday.
Four of those six injured players might realistically have expected to start – Liverpool’s Adam Lallana and Nathaniel Clyne, and Danny Welbeck of Arsenal are also unavailable. Southgate’s options are now severely limited as he seeks to try out the 3-4-3 formation he envisages using at the World Cup finals.
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