Man City defender misses England training - here's why

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The latest Manchester City and England injury news.

Manchester City defender John Stones did not train with England today, it has been revealed.

Stones, who is a key part of manager Gareth Southgate’s defensive plans especially after Harry Maguire was not included in the squad, missed the session through illness.

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The squad arrived in Germany at their training base on Monday and all 26 players trained on Tuesday but Stones was missing on Wednesday. The remaining 25 players all featured.

England are based at the Spa & GolfResort Weimarer Land. They kick-off their Euro 2024 campaign in Sunday’s Group C opener against Serbia. England are among the favourites for the tournament and Stones is expected to start the tournament.

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