Kieran Gibbs cuts short trip to Dubai as Arsenal left back helps ease England's defensive crisis ahead of Slovenia tie
Arsenal left back Kieran Gibbs has cut short a mid-season break in Dubai to help ease England's defensive crisis.
Gibbs has received a late call-up to the squad for Tuesday's World Cup qualifying clash against Slovenia.
He has been drafted in as cover for Danny Rose, after Ryan Bertrand sustained a hamstring injury early in the first half during Saturday's win over Malta.
Rose, too, has been suffering with a hamstring problem, which was why he was not in the starting line-up at Wembley on Saturday.
England's interim manager Gareth Southgate is hopeful the Tottenham Hotspur defender will be... read more