Sterling and Henderson to miss Iceland clash due to injury

Raheem Sterling and Jordan Henderson to miss England’s Nations League clash with Iceland as pair withdraw from squad due to injury

  • Raheem Sterling and Jordan Henderson will not face Iceland on Wednesday
  • Sterling has returned return to Manchester City after suffering a calf injury
  • Henderson has gone back to Liverpool after complaining of muscular tightness

England have confirmed Raheem Sterling and Jordan Henderson will not face Iceland on Wednesday after withdrawing from the squad.

Sterling has returned return to Manchester City after suffering a calf injury in training last week, while Jordan Henderson has gone back to Liverpool after complaining of muscular tightness. 

Ben Chilwell remains a doubt after suffering a lower back injury against Belgium on Sunday.


England have confirmed Raheem Sterling (L) and Jordan Henderson (R) will not face Iceland

A statement confirmed: ‘Jordan Henderson and Raheem Sterling will miss England’s forthcoming UEFA Nations League fixture against Iceland.

‘The pair have returned to their respective clubs for further assessment.

‘Gareth Southgate will continue his preparations for Wednesday with a 22-man squad.’

Both Sterling and Henderson have returned to their respective clubs to return to fitness


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