Stoke City’s Keeper Jack Butland Out For Six Weeks With Broken Finger

Jack Butland was assessed by Stoke’s medical team on Friday morning and becomes the sixth player forced to drop out of the squad, with Jordan Pickford expected to make his senior England debut against Germany on Friday night.

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Stock City’s and England keeper Jack Butland/ Photo credit: Independence

According to recent report from Sky sports,  Stoke City’s kepper Jack Butland will be out for four to six weeks with a broken finger but will not require surgery. The Stoke and England ‘keeper suffered the injury in training with the national team ahead of the friendly double-header against Germany and Brazil.

Former Birmingham player Jack Butland is now set to miss Stoke City’s Premier League games against Liverpool, Brighton, Swansea, and Crystal Palace as well as the trip to Wembley on the 9th of December to face Tottenham.

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Jack Butland was assessed by Stoke’s medical team on Friday morning and becomes the sixth player forced to drop out of the squad, with Jordan Pickford expected to make his senior England debut against Germany on Friday night. If it takes Jack Butland close to four to six weeks to recover from his injury, he may also be forced to sit out the midweek trip to Burnley, in addition to home matches against West Ham and West Brom.

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Butland has played six times for his country, with his last appearance coming in England’s final World Cup Qualifier in Lithuania last month, a game which they won 1-0. He was expected to play some part in either the Germany game or Tuesday’s match against Brazil as England manager Gareth Southgate assesses his goalkeeping options ahead of next year’s World Cup in Russia.

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