Ryan Bertrand Says He'd Be 'F*****g Nuts' To Miss England Game With A Sore Throat

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Ryan Bertrand has said he would have to be "f*****g nuts" to miss an England international with a sore throat.

Bertrand is out of the Three Lions' World Cup qualifier with San Marino on Friday, with some media outlets reporting his absence is due to the aforementioned illness.


Ryan Bertrand
Do you think a "sorethroat" could stop me being apart of a match for my club or country? this is what every boy dreams of

But the Chelsea left-back clarified he has "swollen glands" in his neck and has been unwell for three days.

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Bertrand made his England debut in August

His foul-mouthed outburst, although not serious, is another potential headache for his club after Ashley Cole labelled the Football Association a "bunch of twa*s" on Twitter last week.

Roy Hodgson said the youngster's "sentiment was laudable... his choice of words was wrong".

Twenty-three-year-old Bertrand has won two caps for England, having made his debut in the August friendly against Italy before coming on as a substitute in last month's qualifier at home to Ukraine.


Ryan Bertrand
Just to clarify.... Its not a "sore throat" Im ill.swollen glands in my neck... And constant headache for 3 days now and freezin cold

Bertrand played all four of Team GB's games at the London 2012 Olympics and won the FA Cup and Champions League with Chelsea last season.

At least he didn't succumb to the list of freak injuries.

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