Fitness scare as Cole Palmer misses training

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Cole Palmer is one of three players called up by Gareth Southgate for the England national team.

There’s a fitness scare for the Chelsea forward, with the Evening Standard reporting that Cole Palmer did not take part in England’s training session on Wednesday.

Apart from Harry Kane, Bukayo Saka and Jordan Henderson, every other player participated in normal training. Cole Palmer and the aforementioned England trio however worked alone in the gym.

The reason behind the Chelsea forward’s absence in group training is unknown.

It’s yet to be seen whether Palmer will take part in the friendly against Brazil on Saturday.

Palmer has been a treasure for Chelsea, as he has featured in 23 league games so far this season, scoring eleven goals and providing eight assists.