Next Game

Norway U21 v England U21

Monday, 07 September 2015, 19:00

U-21 Championship Group Nine

Last Game

England U21 1 - 3 Italy U21

Wednesday, 24 June 2015, 19:45

European U-21 Champ Group B

Zaha will miss Wales clash

Wilfried Zaha has been ruled out of the England Under-21 squad to face Wales through injury.

Last Updated: 17/05/14 at 13:14 Post Comment

Wilfried Zaha: Injury rules United winger out of Wales clash

Wilfried Zaha: Injury rules United winger out of Wales clash

The Manchester United winger, who finished last season on loan with Cardiff City, reported for duty at St George's Park this week with a niggling injury.

Zaha is unavailable for the upcoming Toulon tournament because of age restrictions so manager Gareth Southgate has opted to rest him for Monday's European Championship qualifier in Swansea.

United keeper Sam Johnstone has also withdrawn from the squad with an arm problem.

Southgate said: "Wilf has been carrying something and we decided that it was probably best not to aggravate it.

"We would have only had four days with him, whereas with the others we get two weeks, which is a great extended period to work with them.

"He would have only been available for the one game anyway, so over the five games we've got Nathan Redmond who's been playing really well and Tom Ince, who were the two wingers who started the last game.

"There's Jesse Lingard, who has been knocking on the door for us a lot and has had a really good loan spell at Brighton, and that's before we look at the boys who have just come into the squad."

Related News

Most Commented

Readers' Comments

T

his is all good fun, but anyone who thinks United are 4th best in England for anything more than a blip is properly f***ing mental. And Domenech is properly f***ing mental.

megabrow (cufc)
Schneiderlin must join United - Domenech

I

f the answer is Matt Phillips, the question should never be Who is one of your major transfer targets?

jelasfirsttouch
The Twosome Gossip

I

s this Chris Smalling playing the 'Race' card?

hump3.
Smalling wants United race

Footer 365

Barcelona sign Arda Turan from Atletico Madrid

Barcelona have announced a deal to sign Atletico Madrid midfielder Arda Turan.

Koeman: Utd Schneiderlin bid 'not serious'

Ronald Koeman says Southampton are yet to hear back from Manchester United since rejecting a bid for Morgan Schneiderlin that "wasn't serious".

Benzema facing uncertain future at Real

Real Madrid boss Rafa Benitez is reportedly planning to play Cristiano Ronaldo as a lone striker in a move which could sideline Karim Benzema.

Mail Box

Van Persie: Really Expensive Wallpaper

He was bought to cover the cracks that nearly brought down the house, says one Man United fan. We also have mails on Brendan, the WWC, Aguero and...

Farewell Robin, You Were Wonderful

One Mailer looks back fondly at Robin van Persie's time at Old Trafford as he nears the exit. Plus Turkish delights, being inspired, David Ospina, handballs & decisions...

© 2015 Sky Ltd. All Rights Reserved A Sky Sports Digital Media company