Wickham out of England U21 squad

by Stuart Vose

Striker sidelined with injury.

Sunderland striker Connor Wickham is out of the England U21 squad for the game against Moldova.

The 20-year-old forward has picked up an injury and won’t link up with Gareth Southgate’s side ahead of Thursday’s qualifier.

Wickham’s injury will be assessed further ahead of the Young Lions’ second qualifier in Finland next Monday.