Johnson out of opening qualifiers

Adam Johnson will not feature in England's upcoming qualifiers due to injury

Adam Johnson will not feature in England's upcoming qualifiers due to injury

First published in National Sport News © by

Adam Johnson has withdrawn from the England squad for the forthcoming World Cup qualifiers due to injury.

The Sunderland winger had a scan on Wednesday after picking up a minor thigh injury, and has returned to his club for treatment.

The recent signing from Manchester City will not feature in Friday's Group H match in Moldova or Tuesday's home game against Ukraine.

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