Manchester Metropolis are sweating on the health of John Stones forward of the Manchester derby after the defender picked up an damage on worldwide responsibility.
Stones was compelled off through the first half of England‘s 3-3 draw with Germany at Wembley on Monday evening with a hamstring drawback.
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Stones, 28, was anticipated again at Metropolis’s CFA coaching base on Wednesday to be assessed by the membership’s medical workers.
He’s prone to endure a scan earlier than a call is made on his availability for Manchester United‘s journey to the Etihad Stadium on Sunday.
Stones has began Metropolis’s final two video games at right-back within the absence of Kyle Walker. Walker hasn’t performed for Metropolis because the 1-1 draw with Aston Villa on Sept. 3 however featured for England in opposition to Germany and ought to be match to face United.
In the meantime, Metropolis are happy that Kalvin Phillips‘ surgical procedure to appropriate a shoulder drawback was profitable.
Phillips had the operation early this week after selecting up the issue in coaching forward of the journey to Wolves.
Phillips, 26, signed from Leeds United in the summertime earlier than withdrawing from the England squad for the Nations League video games in opposition to Italy and Germany and is a doubt for the World Cup, which begins in Qatar in November. Sources have advised ESPN there isn’t a timescale but for Phillips’ return to motion.
Gareth Southgate is ready to call his squad for the World Cup on Oct. 20 with England kicking off their match in opposition to Iran on Nov. 12.