Bukayo Saka continues to be but to hitch up with the England squad for coaching because of an ongoing harm drawback.
The 19-year-old got here off at half-time throughout Arsenal’s 2-1 victory over Tottenham within the North London Derby earlier within the month and subsequently missed the Europa League last-16 second leg loss by the hands of Olympiacos.
Nevertheless, after responding positively to remedy Saka was deemed match sufficient to start out the 3-3 draw with West Ham United on Sunday the place he performed 74 minutes earlier than being changed by Nicolas Pepe.
Now although it will seem that the wonderkid has suffered a setback after the FA introduced that Saka nonetheless hasn’t joined up with Gareth Southgate’s England squad at St. George’s Park because of the harm.
“The #ThreeLions are out at coaching, with 24 gamers concerned,” they stated in a tweet. “Marcus Rashford sits out to proceed his rehabilitation.
“Whereas Bukayo Saka continues to be along with his membership for additional evaluation on an on-going concern however it’s hoped he’ll be part of up with the squad later this week.”
Moreover, it’s understood that this isn’t a recurrence of the identical hamstring drawback that pressured the 19-year-old off in opposition to Spurs and that each Arsenal and England are cooperating easily to handle the scenario.
However the harm is critical sufficient to maintain him out of the Three Lions’ opening World Cup qualifier in opposition to San Marino on Thursday night time, however it’s nonetheless hoped that Saka might be obtainable for the video games in opposition to Albania and Poland.
With that stated, Saka seems to have one thing else on his thoughts – judging by Alexandre Lacazette’s Instagram movies.
The Frenchman is one in all a number of first-team gamers not known as up for worldwide obligation and is due to this fact nonetheless coaching on the London Colney coaching base.
And as seen within the picture above, he’s owed cash by Saka – in addition to Pablo Mari, Reiss Nelson, and apparently Eddie Nketiah.
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In one in all Lacazette’s Instagram tales, he has a easy three-word message for the England teenager.
“My cash too,” he wrote alongside two winky face emojis.
It’s unclear as to what that is in reference to, it appears that evidently Lacazette will not be letting the matter relaxation in the interim.