Confirmed injuries in the UEFA Nations League

Germany goalkeeper Manuel Neuer

Confirmed injuries in the UEFA Nations League

Fabian Simiyu 15:55 - 23.09.2022

The UEFA Nations League is underway and there are players who have already sustained injuries hence raising an alarm in the squad depths of the affected countries

Martin Dubravka was among the first casualties of injuries after being forced to withdraw from international duties and report back to Manchester United to be treated by the club's team of doctors.


France Head coach Didier Deschamps has confirmed that Joules Kounde and his backup goalkeeper, Mike Maignan will not be part of the travelling squad to Denmark after Sustaining injuries. 

France and FC Barcelona defender Jules Kounde Jules Kounde

"Jules had a hamstring problem and Mike (had) a calf muscle problem. They will not be available for Sunday's game in Denmark," Deschamps said.

Other key players absent from the France squad include Paul Pogba, Karim Benzema, and Hugo Lloris.


Manuel Neuer, Marco Reus, Julian Brandt, and Leon Goretzka are a doubt for Germany's game today as they face Hungary in their group for the UEFA Nations League.

Germany goalkeeper Manuel Neuer and Bayern Munich captain set to miss the UEFA Nations League after testing positive for Covid-19 Manuel Neuer

Neuer and Goretzka tested positive for Covid-19 while Marco Reus suffered an ankle ligament injury in the Rivierderby. 


Gareth Southgate is in limbo on who to field today in England's midfield after Jordan Henderson joined Kalvin Philips on the squad injury list.

Liverpool captain Jordan Henderson has been dropped by England after sustaining a hamstring injury Jordan Henderson

Kalvin Philips is set to undergo a shoulder surgery while Henderson is still recovering from a hamstring injury. The possibilities of Declan Rice partnering up with Jude Bellingham are very high.


Roberto Martinez will for the first time be with Romelu Lukaku in a major since he started playing for Belgium and this is due to an injury that he picked up before the Nations League Competition. 

Belgium striker Lukaku (C) shouts his message to stricken Inter Milan team-mate Eriksen after scoring in Saint Petersburg Romelu Lukaku

Lukaku is Belgium's all-time top scorer and everyone is hoping that he will be back soon so that he takes part in the 2022 Qatar FIFA World Cup.