LONDON (REUTERS) - Midfielder Tom Cleverley has been ruled out of England's final two World Cup qualifiers against Montenegro and Poland with a calf injury, the Football Association said on Friday.
The Manchester United player, who has 11 caps, had a scan on his calf after training on Thursday.
"Following the results the England medical team confirmed he would miss the upcoming two matches and he has returned to his club for further treatment," the FA said in a statement.
Qualifying Group H leaders England play Montenegro at Wembley on Friday night and host Poland next Tuesday.
England top the table with 16 points from eight matches, one more than Ukraine and Montenegro, with Poland a further two points behind.