BREAKING NEWS: Trent Alexander-Arnold to MISS Euro 2020 after suffering thigh injury in England’s win over Austria with the devastated right back expected to miss up to six weeks worth of action
- England have been dealt another injury blow ahead of the Euros this summer
- Trent Alexander-Arnold went down with a muscle issue on Wednesday evening
- The Liverpool star was unable to continue as England beat Austria 1-0
- Alexander-Arnold is now set to pull out of the England squad following the injury
- England have been hit by concerns to Harry Maguire and Jordan Henderson
- Find out the latest Euro 2020 news including fixtures, live action and results here.
Trent Alexander-Arnold is set to pull out of the England’s European Championship squad with the thigh injury he suffered in Wednesday’s friendly against Austria.
Alexander-Arnold was left fearing Euro heartbreak after suffering the injury in the closing stages of the win at the Riverside.
The Liverpool star looked distraught as he limped off, leaving with his hopes of remaining part of Gareth Southgate’s 26 man party hanging by a thread.
England star Trent Alexander-Arnold is set to miss Euro 2020 after picking up a thigh injury
He went down with a muscular problem in the dying moments of the win over Austria
But following a scan a decision has now been taken for the right-back to miss the Euros.
The dramatic twist brings to an to what has been a roller-coaster few months on the international front for Alexander-Arnold.
He was axed from England’s squad for the start of the World Cup qualifying campaign a decision that left his place in Southgate’s Euro squad under serious doubt.
Alexander-Arnold, who couldn’t walk freely as he left the Riverside on Wednesday night, regained his place in the England squad for the tournament earlier this week but he is now left devastated.
The Liverpool star looked distraught as he hobbled off the pitch in the latter stages
England defender and Wolves captain consoles Alexander-Arnold after his muscular knock
The news will see Alexander-Arnold leave the England camp in the coming days and will focus on recovering from his injury in time for the new domestic campaign in August.
England boss Gareth Southgate is expected to call up an extra man to take the right-back’s spot in his 26-man squad.
Jesse Lingard, Ollie Watkins, Aaron Ramsdale, James Ward-Prowse, Ben White and Ben Godfrey all failed to make Southgate’s Euro 2020 squad earlier this week but one will be handed a spot for this month’s tournament.