Five players who could miss this weekend’s games due to international action.
Liverpool manager Brendan Rodgers has been seething in his criticism of England manager Roy Hodgson’s treatment of striker Daniel Sturridge in training, after he limped out of a session and picked up an injury that could rule him out six games for the Reds.
Sturridge is far from the only Premier League star to be a weekend doubt due to an international injury, however – here are the five vital Premier League talents who could miss out:
Stevan Jovetic (Manchester City and Montenegro)
Striker Stevan Jovetic has been in fine form for Manchester City at the start of the season after a frustrating first year at the Etihad Stadium, but he is a doubt for City’s crucial trip to Arsenal on Saturday lunchtime after picking up a hamstring injury during a training session whilst on debut with Montenegro.