James Ward-Prowse has ruled out tonight’s precautionary action from England’s World Cup qualifier against Poland … with the midfielder returning to Southampton ahead of Saints’ Premier League clash against Burnley on Sunday
- James Ward-Prowse played for England against San Marino and Albania
- But the Southampton captain will not be involved in the game in Poland tonight
- The 26-year-old midfielder has returned to his club to rest as a precaution
James Ward-Prowse will not participate in England’s World Cup qualifier against Poland on Wednesday-evening.
The midfielder is given a rest break as a precaution and has returned to Southampton in the run-up to their weekend game with Burnley.
Ward-Prowse, who has won six caps for his country, played in England’s last two games against San Marino and Albania.
James Ward-Prowse will not participate in England’s World Cup qualifier against Poland
The 26-year-old scored his first English goal in the 5-0 win over San Marino last week
The Three Lions hope to take three wins from three World Cup qualifiers at Wembley, bringing them closer to a place at the 2022 tournament in Qatar.
Chelsea midfielder Mason Mount is expected to overcome a knock that will have him kicking off Tuesday’s training indoors with the medical and performance team.
The 26-year-old captain of Southampton played 90 minutes in the 5-0 win against San Marino, while he was a substitute for Kalvin Phillips in the 2-0 win over Albania in the 71st minute on Sunday.
Ward-Prowse is reassured as a precaution, as England is trying to win three of three
Ward-Prowse scored his first England goal in the San Marino win, but will not be able to add to his score tonight.
Still, Poland is without star attacker and captain Robert Lewandowski, who is out for four weeks with a knee ligament injury.
England can extend their current two point lead at the top of their World Cup qualifying group with a win tonight.