Joe Gomez withdrawn from England

Joe Gomez withdrawn from England squad due to ankle injury


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Joe Gomez will be further assessed by Liverpool following his ankle injury during England’s International Friendly 1-0 victory against Netherlands in Amsterdam.

The 20-year-old defender just managed to play in less than 10 minutes and was substituted by Harry Maguire after the incident in an aerial due, where he landed awkwardly.

With what happened, Gomez was forced to withdraw from the Three Lions squad to return to Liverpool and England has no plans yet to call up a replacement for their next fixture against Italy at Wembley. (Don’t forget to check 12BET for more Soccer Betting Tips)

A statement from England read: “Joe Gomez has withdrawn from the England squad and returned to Liverpool for further assessment by his club’s medical team. It follows an ankle injury sustained during the Three Lions’ 1-0 win over the Netherlands on Friday. There are no plans at this stage to call in a replacement ahead of Tuesday’s game against Italy at Wembley Stadium.”

Meanwhile, Liverpool confirmed the injury that Gomez has sustained.

“Joe Gomez has withdrawn from the England squad and will now undergo further assessment by the Reds medical team at Melwood.” (Sign Up now for more updated sports news and events in 12BET Sportsbook)

Moving forward, it’s unclear if the injury will rule him out for Liverpool’s visit to Crystal Palace on Saturday, March 31, 2018.

As of now, Gomez had made 21 appearances for Jurgen Klopp’s side in the Premier League this season.

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