James Maddison comes off INJURED after just 25 minutes during Leicester’s clash against West Ham with suspected knee problem… giving England and Gareth Southgate a huge concern just eight days ahead of the World Cup
- James Maddison has suffered an injury in Saturday’s match against West Ham
- The Leicester playmaker was hooked in the first-half after going down injured
- Maddison held onto his knee as he received treatment before being removed
- The 25-year-old was picked by Gareth Southgate for England’s World Cup squad
The Leicester playmaker went down off the ball clutching his knee, sitting on the turf and cutting a shocked figure as he received on-pitch treatment at the London Stadium.
Maddison put Leicester in-front with an eighth minute strike but was withdrawn midway through the first-half after physios decided he was unable to carry on.
The 24-year-old went down while Leicester were out of possession and immediately sat down on the turf as worries England supporters and teammates inside the ground watched on.
West Ham captain and England teammate Declan Rice was one of the first on the scene as he consoled Maddison who
Leicester star James Maddison (middle) has been subbed off against West Ham
Maddison is now a doubt for England’s World Cup squad after coming off against West Ham