Declan Rice misses England training session through illness

Declan Rice missed training through illness as England prepare for Saturday’s World Cup quarter-final against France.

The 23-year-old midfielder has started all four games for Gareth Southgate’s side in Qatar but was absent from the session at Al Wakrah Sports Complex.

Striker Callum Wilson also sat out as he recovers from a minor muscle strain.

England Press Conference – FIFA World Cup 2022 – Al Wakrah Sports Complex – Thursday December 1st
Rice has featured in all four of England’s matches so far (Martin Rickett/PA)

Ben White left last week due to a personal issue and Raheem Sterling headed back to England ahead of the last-16 win against Senegal due to a family matter.

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