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Raheem Sterling to miss Euro 2020 qualifier after second clash with Joe Gomez

Raheem Sterling and Joe Gomez had an on-pitch dispute at Anfield. Credit: PA

Raheem Sterling will not be considered for England's Euro 2020 qualifier against Montenegro, after emotions ran high in the wake of Manchester City's loss to Liverpool.

The Manchester City player was involved in an on-field argument with the LFC defender and fellow England player Joe Gomez, during the Red's 3-1 Premier League win at Anfield on Sunday.

According to the Press Association, the pair were involved in another exchange after meeting up for England duty on Monday, when Southgate's squad convened at St George's Park.

The FA can confirm Raheem Sterling will not be considered for Thursday's EURO 2020 qualifier against Montenegro as a result of a disturbance in a private team area at St. George's Park today. He will remain with the squad

– FA Statement

Posting on Instagram, Sterling said Gomez and himself had "figured things out and moved on".

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England boss Gareth Southgate said: "We have taken the decision to not consider Raheem for the match against Montenegro on Thursday.

"One of the great challenges and strengths for us is that we've been able to separate club rivalries from the national team."

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"Unfortunately the emotions of yesterday's game were still raw. 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 important that we support the players and focus on Thursday night."