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Southgate raises Saka concern ahead of England vs Ukraine

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The Arsenal starlet was named in each of England’s last two starting XIs but his inclusion in the next one remains doubtful for now.

England manager Gareth Southgate is sweating over the fitness of Bukayo Saka ahead of their Euro 2020 quarter-final tie.

England will be hoping to move one step closer to experiencing Euro glory when they take on Ukraine on Saturday night.

The Three Lions will take to the pitch at Stadio Olimpico high on morale, having beaten heavyweights Germany last time out while they also still maintain a perfect defensive record in the tournament.

Southgate has afforded Saka starts against Czech Republic and Germany but he might have to name his starting XI against Ukraine without the 19-year-old, who suffered a knock in training.

“We’ve just got to check on Bukayo, who had a slight knock today,” said Southgate in his pre-match press conference on Friday, via Sky Sports.

“Other than that everybody is available.”

Fortunately for England, they don’t have any shortage of quality attackers, with the likes of Marcus Rashford, Jack Grealish, Phil Foden, and Raheem Sterling in the squad.