Aftermath of Sunday Game:Sterling dropped and Asked to go home by England after reported Gomez bust-up in camp

Raheem Sterling will not be considered for England’s Euro 2020 qualifier against Montenegro following an incident at England’s St George’s Park training base.

The Manchester City winger will miss out on the upcoming match as a result of a “disturbance in a private team area at St. George’s Park ” that occurred on Monday, the FA said in a statement.

The incident is reported to have involved Joe Gomez, having been sparked after a back-and-forth about Liverpool’s 3-1 Premier League win over City at Anfield went too far.

Now, Sterling will miss out on a Euro 2020 qualifier in the aftermath of Sunday’s fixture that left Liverpool eight points clear at the top. However, Sterling is set to remain with the squad and could play in England’s upcoming match against Kosovo.

Manager Gareth Southgate said: “We have taken the decision to not consider Raheem for the match against Montenegro on Thursday. 

“One of the great challenges and strengths for us is that we’ve been able to separate club rivalries from the national team. Unfortunately, the emotions of yesterday’s game were still raw.

“My feeling is that the right thing for the team is the action we have taken. Now that the decision has been made with the agreement of the entire squad, it’s important that we support the players and focus on Thursday night.”

The Manchester City star has emerged as one of England’s most vital players under Southgate, who has hailed Sterling’s leadership ability within the squad.

Aftermath of Sunday Game:Sterling dropped and Asked to go home by England after reported Gomez bust-up in camp

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