Jude Bellingham & Lewis Dunk WITHDRAWS From England Squad Through Injury Ahead of Euro qualifiers

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Jude Bellingham, Lewis Dunk ruled out of Euro 2024 qualifiers through injury

England duo Jude Bellingham and Lewis Dunk will both be forced to miss this month's upcoming Euro 2024 qualifiers with North Macedonia and Malta due to injury.

Gareth Southgate's side, who sit top of Group C with six points from two games against Italy and Ukraine, will take on Malta in Ta' Qali on June 16 as they seek to continue their perfect start.

Three days later, North Macedonia will pay a visit to Old Trafford on matchday four, and Southgate named his 26-man squad for England's pair of matches on May 24.

Lewis Dunk WITHDRAWS from England squad through injury ahead of Euro qualifiers against Malta and North Macedonia... with Jude Bellingham also set to miss out amid knee problem

Jude Bellingham will join up with Gareth Southagate’s party at his own request but will not play as he recovers from an ongoing knee injury.

Dunk, who had been nursing a foot problem, earned a deserved recall to the international scene following his excellent season at Brighton but he has pulled out due to a back and rib complaint.

Dunk said: ‘I was proud to be recalled to the England squad. My first England cap remains one of the proudest moments of my career. I never gave up hope, and I hope that opportunity will come again.
‘I’m sorry it won’t be this summer but at the end of the season, a few of us had to step up to achieve our aim of European football.