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Jordan Pickford to miss England World Cup qualifiers due to injury

Tue 16 March 2021 | 19:38

Everton goalkeeper Jordan Pickford will miss England’s upcoming World Cup qualifiers through injury.

Pickford

sustained an "injury to his oblique abdominal muscle" during Saturday's 2-1 defeat to

Burnley

at Goodison Park in the Premier League.

Pickford underwent a scan on Monday and

Everton

have now confirmed that the goalkeeper will miss the Three Lions’ World Cup qualifying fixtures against

San Marino

on March 25,

Albania

three days later, and

Poland

on March 31.

"Everton goalkeeper Jordan Pickford will miss England’s trio of World Cup qualifying fixtures this month after sustaining an injury to his oblique abdominal muscle,"

Everton announced on their website

.

The 27-year-old will not be available for their game against

Manchester City

in the FA Cup quarter-finals on Saturday as well as the upcoming England games.


source: SportMob