Chelsea suffer injury blow as midfielder withdraws from international squad

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Chelsea and England’s star midfielder Fran Kirby withdrew from the three lionesses’ squad for the upcoming games against Canada and Spain due to a knee injury, the Football Association confirmed on Tuesday.

The FA said in a statement on Tuesday the Blues midfielder had returned to her club due to ‘knee pain which requires careful management.’

The decision according to the FA was made keeping in mind the upcoming world cup in June where England’s women national team could use Kirby’s flair,guile and eye for goal.

Kirby,25, had made 37 appearances for the three lionesses and netted 12 goals

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