Everton striker Dominic Calvert-Lewin withdraws from England squad for World Cup qualifiers due to injury
- Dominic Calvert-Lewin suffered a thigh pressure in opposition to Brighton on Saturday
- He will take no half in England’s three upcoming World Cup qualifiers
- The Three Lions face Hungary, Andorra and Poland within the house of eight days
Everton striker Dominic Calvert-Lewin has withdrawn from the England squad for September’s World Cup qualifiers due to injury.
The 24-year-old sustained a thigh pressure throughout Saturday’s 2-0 Premier League win at Brighton and can stay at Finch Farm to be assessed by the Toffees’ medical employees whereas Gareth Southgate’s 24-man nationwide squad start their preparations at St George’s Park.
Calvert-Lewin, who scored his third aim of the marketing campaign on the Amex Stadium, has 11 England caps and 4 worldwide targets.
Everton striker Dominic Calvert-Lewin has withdrawn from the England squad
The upcoming triple-header brings with it England’s two toughest-looking matches in Group I.
The Three Lions head to Budapest to tackle Hungary on Thursday and face Poland in Warsaw after what is anticipated to be a Wembley cakewalk in opposition to minnows Andorra.
Southgate mentioned he was “always going to pick the bulk of the squad from the summer” given their performances within the Euros and the significance of those matches, which means there weren’t many main adjustments when the group was introduced final week.
The 24-year-old sustained a thigh pressure throughout Saturday’s 2-0 Premier League win at Brighton
Marcus Rashford and Phil Foden missed out via injury, whereas Southgate mentioned Ben White and Ben Chilwell had been successfully dominated out by their disrupted begin to the season.
Trent Alexander-Arnold, Nick Pope and Jesse Lingard had been handed recollects to a squad that noticed Patrick Bamford obtain his maiden senior call-up.
The most shocking omission from the 25-man squad was Manchester United ahead Mason Greenwood, who Southgate insisted was “in our thoughts” after his advantageous begin to the marketing campaign.