“He had some sort of issue with his back that he was complaining about and he didn’t feel he could carry on,” Southgate told the press after the game against Belgium

‘Outside of that I can’t give you any detail at the moment.”

Chilwell was taken off after 38 minutes in the game that England eventually lost 2-0 to Belgium.

It comes as a big blow for Chelsea after the England international has succeeded in establishing himself as the first choice left-back for Frank Lampard’s side.

It remains to be seen if he returns to full fitness soon as update on the injury remains unknown.


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