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Hudson-Odoi back to London as he suffered an injury in training

Tue 30 March 2021 | 23:19

England u21 must beat Croatia with two goals as they are not the favorite to reach the knock-out stage.

Aidy Boothroyd,


’s under-21 coach confirms that

Callum Hudson-Odoi

 has left the national team and returns to London as the young winger has a suffered a shoulder injury in the training.

Mason Greenwood

and Emile Smith Rowe were also injured as


needs to beat Croatia with two goals to go through the knock-out stage.

“We have one or two situations where I am waiting for the evidence from the medical team to make a decision,”

Boothroyd said from England's training camp in Slovenia.

“Callum is definitely out and has gone back to his club. With everyone else, we are keeping them in as they have a fighting chance to be ready. As for Emile, he will be very doubtful, I would say.

“We hoped we would have Mason and Callum, and there's a situation with Jude [Bellingham being with England's senior squad] but I don't want to be a whinge-bag saying we have not got this player or that player. Those are the facts.

“We lose them through injury, James Justin being another one, but that's the way it is.”

source: SportMob