Erling Haaland injured and will not face Spain for Norway
The Man City striker has been in monstrous form this season for his club
Luis de la Fuente's new Spain squad will not have to deal with Erling Haaland. The Norwegian is out at the last minute due to a groin injury and will miss the two matches in the international break he was due to play with his country against Georgia and Spain.
Norway have announced the withdrawal of their star striker in a statement. "Erling Braut Haaland had some pain in his groin after the match against Burnley," it said.
"We were hoping this was just some discomfort that would be sorted heading into Saturday, but after tests and examinations yesterday it was clear he won't make the games against Spain and Georgia."
Disappointed not to be able to help his national team, the player will return to Manchester to recover from his injury and prepare for the important clash against Liverpool on 1 April.
The Norwegian side will have to rely on Arsenal's Martin Odegaard to try to compete against Spain next Saturday at La Rosaleda.
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