Jordan Henderson and Raheem Sterling will miss England’s Nations League fixture against Iceland on Wednesday, the Football Association has announced.
Liverpool captain Henderson suffered a knock during Sunday’s loss away to Belgium, while Manchester City forward Sterling has withdrawn because of a calf problem.
An FA statement issued Monday said the two players had returned to their respective clubs for further assessment.
Jordan Henderson ❌
Raheem Sterling ❌
England will be without Jordan Henderson and Raheem Sterling for their Nations League match against Iceland.
— BBC Sport (@BBCSport) November 17, 2020
England manager Gareth Southgate will now continue his preparations for his side’s final game of the year with a 22-man squad.