Fabian Delph misses England training ahead of Slovenia fixture

After two excellent performances as a left-back for Manchester City, Fabian Delph may have to skip England’s first fixture of the international break, with reports emerging that he didn’t train today.

At this time, there are no further updates on what the issue is, but there is no indication it is anything serious or it is unlikely that he would have joined up with the England camp.

Delph, 27, has been a revelation in recent weeks, filling in for the injured Benjamin Mendy at left-back and putting in high-level performances against both Shakhtar Donetsk and Chelsea.

This led to an England recall for the World Cup qualifiers against Slovenia and Lithuania, but his participation in the first of those is pending an assessment from the England medical staff.

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