Gareth Southgate has been handed another injury concern with Bukayo Saka set to sit out of England’s final Euro 2020 warm-up match against Romania this afternoon.
Saka has reportedly picked up a hip injury and joins Jordan Henderson and Harry Maguire on the treatment table.
The 19-year-old starred in the 1-0 friendly win over Austria, scoring his first England goal with a composed finish in the second half at Middlesbrough’s Riverside Stadium.
The Arsenal midfielder spoke excitedly about his impact following Wednesday’s match but has since picked up an injury.
According to he Athletic ,he will miss Sunday’s friendly against Romania, although there is currently ‘no indication that the problem has placed Saka’s hopes [of] participating at Euro 2020 in jeopardy’.
The report states that the Football Association are ‘relaxed’ over Saka’s condition and he is still expected to be fit enough to play a part at Euro 2020.
Bukayo Saka was named Arsenal’s Player of the Season.
Saka was also nominated for the PFA’s Young Player of the Season award the same day, while on Friday the 19-year-old was named Arsenal’s Player of the Season.
Meanwhile Alexander-Arnold suffered a grade two tear in his quad and is expected to be sidelined for six weeks after limping out of the Austria game.
England face Croatia, Scotland and the Czech Republic, with all three of their Group D fixtures taking place at Wembley Stadium.