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Euro 2024: Foden departs England camp ahead second round fixture with Slovakia

England midfielder, Phil Foden, has departed the England camp to return back home.

In a statement, the Football Association confirmed that he has returned home because of a “pressing family matter.”.

The City player is said to be expecting his third child.

Foden has started all three England’s matches at the tournament so far.

The 24-year-old is expected to be back in time for their last-16 game on Sunday.

Gareth Southgate’s men qualified for the knockout stages as Group C winners, although their performances have attracted criticism from fans and pundits alike.

The Three Lions will face Slovakia in their quest to reach the q-final of the competition.

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