Raheem Sterling (27) has temporarily returned to England. According to British media, armed robbers broke into his home while his family was away. The Chelsea striker will return to Qatar during the next week, as England qualified for the quarter-finals without Sterling yesterday, after an easy victory over Senegal.
Raheen Sterling was not part of the England squad against Senegal. The FA declared before kick-off that a “family problem” was the basis. Sterling’s absence was said to be due to a break-in at his home on Saturday night, according to British media, leaving the 27-year-old international away from football and fearful for his partner’s welfare. Paige Milian and their three children.
Southgate will also have to wait and see if Sterling returns to Qatar for the rest of the World Cup. England will face France in the quarter-finals on Saturday. “We have to wait. At the moment it is clear that the priority is that he is with his family. We support him and give him the time he needs. Sometimes football is not the most important thing and family has to come first.”
The news of the armed intrusion also caused panic among the rest of the team. Harry Kane, among others, decided to increase security in his home. Criminals often take advantage of absences to drive them away. Favorite