Phil Foden withdrew from the England squad to face Ukraine and is a doubt for Manchester Metropolis’s Champions League conflict with Bayern Munich after present process appendix surgical procedure.
Foden was a part of the England squad for the opening spherical of Euro 2024 qualifiers towards Italy and Ukraine, and took half in coaching on Saturday.
However he was rushed to hospital and underwent surgical procedure on Sunday morning to take away his appendix.
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“Manchester Metropolis can verify Phil Foden has left the England squad after present process surgical procedure in London for acute appendicitis,” the assertion started. “Phil will now return to Manchester to start rehabilitation.
“He is not going to be match for this weekend’s Premier League sport at house to Liverpool and it’s unclear at this stage how lengthy he can be unavailable for.
“We are going to carry you updates on Phil’s progress.
“Everybody at Manchester Metropolis needs Phil a speedy restoration.”
The withdrawal after 12 minutes was tactical, with Southgate revealing it was attributable to Luke Shaw’s purple card.
Southgate stated: “He [Foden] got here as much as me and stated ‘I do know, I get it’ – he knew precisely what we would have liked to do.
“You clearly do not wish to try this however we would have liked to get the full-back on.
“And we felt the change of the form with them having to mess around us however with sufficient our bodies to take care of crosses however with wing-backs to cease these crosses was the best technique to get round that.”
On the membership entrance, following the assembly with Liverpool on Saturday, Metropolis journey to Southampton on April 8.
Their sights then flip to the primary leg of their Champions League quarter-final with Bayern Munich on April 11. The return leg is on April 19.
Metropolis boss Pep Guardiola is having to juggle his choices, as his facet are battling for honours on three fronts as they’re additionally into the semi-finals of the FA Cup, the place they face Sheffield United on April 22.
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