Liverpool’s Henderson an injury worry for England ahead of semi-final

first_imgJordan Henderson is an injury concern for England ahead of their World Cup semi-final against Croatia.The Liverpool midfielder suffered a hamstring problem in the 2-0 victory over Sweden in the last eight on Saturday afternoon. 2 Jordan Henderson was outstanding for England against Sweden Henderson, who was replaced by Eric Dier in the 85th minute, said after the match he was hopeful of being fit Wednesday’s huge clash.The 28-year-old said: “I was just a little bit tight before the game.“Towards the last 20 minutes, I just overstretched and I felt the hamstring a little bit. But it doesn’t feel too bad so, hopefully, it will be fine.”But there are concerns he will not be ready in time to face Croatia and he will be managed carefully by the medical team.Having had a rest day on Sunday, England will resume training on Monday but Henderson is not expected to take a full part.  England will resume training on Monday ahead of Wednesday’s semi-final against Croatia 2 It would be a huge blow for England if Henderson missed out against Croatia.He has been a key part of the Three Lions’ historic run to the semi-finals and has been one of the tournament’s stand-out midfield players.Jamie Vardy is also battling to be fit to face Croatia.The Leicester City striker suffered a groin injury in the last 16 clash with Colombia and did not feature against Sweden.talkSPORT will bring you live commentary of Croatia vs England on Wednesdaylast_img

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