With the 2022 Qatar World Cup approaching, many national teams are facing the problem of player injuries. Among them, the injured list of England and the United States is increasing, making it difficult for the team to get out of the haze of injuries on the eve of the World Cup.
England defender suffers injury
England manager Gareth Southgate’s defender has missed some important roles due to injury, making England’s World Cup defensive end in a hurry, and more players will suffer injury crisis before the World Cup kicks off.
24-year-old defender Trent Alexander-Arnold, who was once named one of the best right-backs in the world by Premier League club Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp, has an ankle in the Premier League for Liverpool against Arsenal on October 9 sprain. Arnold has also played 17 international appearances for England and will miss the second World Cup of his football career.
And the 32-year-old right-back Kyle Walker, who has played 70 games for the England national team and is currently playing for Manchester City in the Premier League, has also undergone groin repair surgery. Determine whether to play in this World Cup.
Chelsea’s 22-year-old defender Reece James also suffered a torn ligament in his knee last month and has been confirmed to be out of the World Cup for England.
On the other hand, England’s World Cup starting line-up left-back Ben Chilwell suffered a hamstring strain during his Champions League game for Chelsea today and is likely to be out of the World Cup squad.
Gareth Southgate will face the constant loss of key players ahead of the World Cup, with the current line-up having the most serious injury problems, and Southgate is expected to let Manchester United’s 27-year-old defender Luke Daniels go to work when he has no choice. Shaw replaced Chilwell in the starting lineup at left-back.
7 U.S. players on injured list
The United States has the most injured players on the eve of the World Cup. The 22-year-old striker Joshua Sargent, who is currently playing in the British Championship, suffered a calf injury, and the 22-year-old defender Chris Richards of the Premier League Crystal Palace has been sidelined due to a thigh injury. months. 25-year-old defender Miles Robinson is ruled out for the World Cup with a torn left Achilles tendon.
The 24-year-old midfielder Luca de la Torre, who recently played for Real Vigo Celta in La Liga, will miss three weeks with a leg injury. Premier League Arsenal goalkeeper Matt Turner was briefly sidelined with a groin injury, while Serie A Juventus midfielder Weston McKenney also suffered a thigh injury and may not be able to represent the United States at the World Cup.
The Celtics officially announced today that 24-year-old American defender Cameron Carter-Vickers will be sidelined due to injury, and it has not yet been determined whether he will be able to participate in the World Cup.
On the eve of the World Cup, the US team was full of injuries. The United States failed to qualify for the World Cup in the last 2018 World Cup. Now it has won a World Cup seat but is facing an injury crisis.