Reece James withdraws from England

The Chelsea defender, injured in the Champions League against Milan, will not see Qatar.

Chelsea defender Reece James, injured in a knee against AC Milan on Tuesday, will be out for eight weeks and will therefore not play the World Cup in Qatar, the London club said on Saturday.

Reece James a «consulted a specialist this weekend» et «after discussion between all parties, Reece will undergo a treatment program and he is expected to be out for eight weeks“Write the Blues in their press release.

With England’s first game in the competition taking place on November 21, against Iran, the right-back, who is a regular starter in this position in the selection, will not be handed over in time.