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Man United’s Dean Henderson ruled out of EURO 2020


Dean HEnderson EURO 2020

Manchester United goalkeeper, Dean Henderson, has been ruled out of England’s EURO 2020 campaign after suffering a hip injury.

Henderson who was on the bench for England’s 1-0 win over Croatia in the Group D opener was forced to work indoors away from the main group again on Monday, a statement from Old Trafford read.

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The 24-year-old would now return to the Theatre of Dreams for assessment and rehabilitation ahead of the 2021/22 Premier League seasons which is months away.

A statement from Football Association read: “Aaron Ramsdale has replaced Dean Henderson in England’s UEFA Euro 2020 squad.

“Henderson withdraws with a hip issue that would continue to limit his involvement in training throughout the tournament.

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“Under UEFA regulations, squads are permitted to replace goalkeepers on medical grounds at any stage.

“The Manchester United goalkeeper will now return to his club for further assessment and rehabilitation ahead of the 2021/22 season.

“Ramsdale was originally a member of Gareth Southgate’s pre-tournament group in Middlesbrough, having played for England at this year’s UEFA U21 Euro in Slovenia in March.

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“The Sheffield United player, a 2017 UEFA U19 Euro winner, will now follow standard COVID-19 testing protocol before entering the camp.”