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Injured Milner out of England squad

10 November 2015, 21:48

London - Liverpool midfielder James Milner has withdrawn from the England squad for their forthcoming friendlies against Spain and France due to injury, the Football Association announced on Tuesday.

The 29-year-old midfielder, who is believed to have sustained a hamstring injury, will not be replaced in Roy Hodgson's squad, which has been reduced to 22 players.

Also read: Jamie Vardy beats Odion Ighalo to Player of The Month award

The FA announced the news shortly after England's squad arrived in Alicante ahead of their friendly against Spain on Thursday. Hodgson's men face Euro 2016 hosts France at Wembley next Tuesday.

Revised England squad

Goalkeepers: Jack Butland (Stoke City), Joe Hart (Manchester City), Tom Heaton (Burnley)

Defenders: Ryan Bertrand (Southampton), Gary Cahill (Chelsea), Nathaniel Clyne (Liverpool), Kieran Gibbs (Arsenal), Phil Jones (Manchester United), Chris Smalling (Manchester United), John Stones (Everton), Kyle Walker (Tottenham Hotspur)

Midfielders: Dele Alli (Tottenham Hotspur), Eric Dier (Tottenham Hotspur), Ross Barkley (Everton), Michael Carrick (Manchester United), Fabian Delph (Manchester City), Adam Lallana (Liverpool), Jonjo Shelvey (Swansea City/WAL), Raheem Sterling (Manchester City)

Forwards: Harry Kane (Tottenham Hotspur), Wayne Rooney (Manchester United), Jamie Vardy (Leicester City)



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