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Gareth Southgate Confirms Raheem Sterling Flying Home After House Targeted By Robbers

Raheem Sterling He is flying home to be with his family after the break-in and there is no guarantee he will feature in the England squad world cup Saturday’s quarter-finals, according to Gareth Southgate.

Sterling out for Three Lions beat Senegal 3-0 Sunday night will face defending champions France.This Chelsea The attacker trained normally with the team ahead of the Qatar match but was then ruled out for “family reasons”.

It was later discovered that his absence was due to Burglary The armed robbers took place in Surrey on Saturday night.

Sterling is understood to be concerned about his children’s welfare and has made it his top priority, despite being deeply committed to England’s World Cup campaign. His family was at home when it happened, devastated, but the option to fly back has been up in the air.

Southgate said it was unclear when or if he would return to Qatar. “We’ll have to wait and see,” he told ITV After England’s victory over Senegal. “At the moment, obviously his priority is to be with his family and we will support that.

“We’re going to allow him as much time as he needs. He’s coming home, yes. I don’t really know because at the moment he needs time with his family and I don’t want to put any pressure on him.







Sterling did not feature against Senegal
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“Sometimes football is not the most important thing, family should come first.”

After a shaky start, England advanced to the quarter-finals with a goal from Jordan Henderson, Harry Kane and bukayo sakaThey have now kept three clean sheets in a row in the Championship but face a serious challenge against France in their next game at 7pm on Saturday.

Before kick-off, Southgate revealed that Sterling’s decision to miss England’s first knockout stage game in a major tournament since 2012 was made on Sunday morning. He said: “He was dealing with family matters and I had a lot of time with him this morning but now I have to hand him over to someone else to help him.

“He’s going to have to deal with that and then we’ll go from there.”

Sterling has been a key player for England, scoring 20 goals in 81 appearances since his debut in 2012. The Chelsea striker scored and assisted in the Three Lions’ opener in a 6-2 win over Iran and started the subsequent 0-0-0 draw with the United States.

He was rested for the final Group B game, a 3-0 win over Wales, but is expected to return to face Senegal. Phil Foden Played in his absence and set up goals for Kane and Saka with beautiful passes.

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