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Gareth Southgate makes Kyle Walker admission in harm replace


Gareth Southgate says England and Manchester Metropolis must wait to find the severity of Kyle Walker’s harm suffered in Saturday evening’s defeat to Brazil.

Walker captained the Three Lions at Wembley however noticed his night come to a untimely finish shortly after a race with Vinicius Junior which noticed the right-back clear a goal-bound however weak shot from the Actual Madrid winger.

The 33-year-old obtained therapy and got here again on however lasted little longer and was ultimately changed by Ezri Konsa within the twentieth minute, with England happening to lose 1-0.

Southgate stated: “We do not know but, he is feeling one thing. He is not a participant who’s been injured fairly often so he is not fairly sure what it’s. So we simply must assess it over the following couple of days.”

The potential harm can be a giant fear for Man Metropolis boss Pep Guardiola, together with his facet set to tackle Premier League title rivals Arsenal on Sunday of their first match after the March worldwide break.

Walker himself admitted his disappointment at his early withdrawal, posting on social media: “Irritating to return off injured in final evening’s sport particularly when captaining the facet.

“A really nice honour. Hopefully it is nothing too critical and I am again ASAP.”

Kyle Walker, Ezri Konsa

Walker had to get replaced / Chris Brunskill/Fantasista/GettyImages

Konsa stuffed in at right-back, a place he has appeared in ceaselessly underneath Unai Emery at Aston Villa, whereas Joe Gomez made his return to the worldwide stage as a second-half substitute. Proper-backs Trent Alexander-Arnold, Reece James and Kieran Trippier are all absent from the squad attributable to health points.

England had been already with out captain Harry Kane and star winger Bukayo Saka attributable to harm because the Three Lions struggled to interrupt by means of towards their South American opposition on Saturday evening.

An understrength Brazil confirmed sufficient risk to justify their 1-0 victory which was earned late on as 17-year-old substitute Endrick completed on the rebound within the eightieth minute.