Kalvin Phillips suffers another shoulder injury as the Man City man withdraws from the England squad and could be left out of Gareth Southgate’s World Cup squad

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Kalvin Phillips is doubtful for this winter’s World Cup in Qatar following a fresh shoulder injury.

The Manchester City man was a notable absentee for the 3-0 win over Wolves on Saturday afternoon.

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Phillips is a potential doubt for this winter’s World Cup

The midfielder has picked up another shoulder injury which will see him face a spell on the sidelines

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The midfielder has picked up another shoulder injury which will see him face a spell on the sidelines

It came after the midfielder featured for Pep Guardiola’s side in midweek in the Champions League clash with Borussia Dortmund.

The shoulder injury suffered is Phillips’ second of the season so far and could lead City to opt for him to undergo surgery to fix the problem.

While the injury means the 26-year-old will pull out of upcoming UEFA Nations League fixtures with Italy and Germany, it also casts doubt on his place in England’s 23-man FIFA Cup squad. world.

Should Phillips undergo surgery, he would face a race against time to be fit for the competition which kicks off in just two months in November.

Since joining Leeds United in a £45million deal, Phillips has found life at the Etihad Stadium difficult.


Phillips made an appearance in the midweek win over Dortmund

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Phillips made an appearance in the midweek win over Dortmund

Adding to his injury struggles, Phillips struggled to dislodge Rodri in City’s midfield, which significantly limited his match action for his new employers.

As a result, Phillips only made three appearances for the club, totaling 13 game minutes.



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