Sterling’s bust-up with Gomez like a family row – England boss Southgate



Gareth Southgate likened Raheem Sterling’s bust-up with Joe Gomez to a family row as the England manager defended the decision to sideline the Manchester City forward when Montenegro visit. Thursday’s qualifier can see the Three Lions seal qualification for Euro 2020 on the evening of their 1,000th international – a special occasion overshadowed by a fracas on the first day of camp. Having clashed towards the end of Liverpool’s 3-1 win against fellow Premier League title challengers Manchester City on Sunday, a still simmering Sterling was involved in a fracas with Gomez at St George’s Park the following day. The incident took onlookers aback and the 24-year-old Sterling admitted “emotions...

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