Soccer-England's Rodriguez out of World Cup with cruciate injury


LONDON, April 7 (Reuters) - Southampton striker Jay Rodriguez, an outside bet for England's World Cup squad in June, has been ruled out for six months with a serious knee injury.

"Southampton Football Club can confirm that, following his injury on Saturday against Manchester City, Jay Rodriguez has been diagnosed as having suffered a rupture to his anterior cruciate ligament," Southampton said in a statement on Monday. (Writing by Mark Meadows, editing by Pritha Sarkar)

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