Phil Foden outside of England’s European qualifier against Ukraine after he had surgery to remove his appendicitis on the morning of the match.

The 22-year-old came out of the bench and was later a substitute in Thursday’s 2-1 win. Italy and he trained with his teammates at lunch on Saturday.

But the PA news agency understands Manchester City The attacking midfielder Foden complained that he was not feeling well that evening and was admitted to the hospital for surgery on Sunday.

The Football Association said in a statement, “Phil Foden did not participate in the Euro 2024 qualifiers to be played against Ukraine this evening after surgery to remove his appendicitis this morning.

England Manager Gareth Southgate hasn’t called a replacement, so he has 20 players to choose from after Reece James and Luke Shaw have served their sentences.”

Manchester City have confirmed they were forced to withdraw from the England squad after Foden’s surgery, tweeting: “I wish you a speedy recovery Phil.”