Stan Collymore backs Gareth Southgate over Raheem Sterling punishment for Joe Gomez clash

Raheem Sterling and Joe Gomez
and clashed at Anfield and once more on England responsibility (Picture: Getty Images)

Dropping Raheem Sterling from England’s recreation with Montenegro on Thursday is the correct factor to do, believes .

Sterling is not going to be thought-about for the sport at Wembley after reportedly instigating a clash with Joe Gomez on Monday whereas on England responsibility.

The pair clashed at Anfield on Sunday throughout Liverpool’s 3-1 win over Manchester City and the City man appeared to reignite the spat over the worldwide break.

Reports counsel Sterling tried to impress a bodily response out of Gomez by goading him over their first clash, however the Liverpool defender remained calm and was to not be drawn into something.

As a outcome, Gomez has not, been punished, however Sterling will sit out the sport on Thursday, regardless of apologising for the incident.

Collymore believes this was the correct plan of action taken by England supervisor and the FA, for 5 causes, tweeting the next listing.



‘1. Sterling bowled in pondering his standing gave him a move to react 24 hrs on.

‘2. Gareth is nothing if not a stickler for a harmonious squad.

‘3. Manager now seems sturdy.

‘4. Players know no person is getting Golden Generation remedy.

‘5. Raheem learns lesson.

‘6. Everyone wins.’

Southgate launched a press release which learn: ”We have taken the choice to not think about Raheem for the match in opposition to Montenegro on Thursday.

‘One of the great challenges and strengths for us is that we’ve been capable of separate membership rivalries from the nationwide group. Unfortunately the feelings of yesterday’s recreation had been nonetheless uncooked.

‘My feeling is that the right thing for the team is the action we have taken. Now that the decision has been made with the agreement of the entire squad, it’s essential that we help the gamers and give attention to Thursday night time.’

An FA assertion merely confirmed the punishment: ‘The FA can confirm Raheem Sterling will not be considered for Thursday’s EURO 2020 qualifier in opposition to Montenegro because of a disturbance in a personal group space at St. George’s Park as we speak. He will stay with the squad.’

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