Everton defender Branthwaite withdraws from England U21 squad
Everton defender Jarrad Branthwaite has withdrawn from the England U21 squad.
Branthwaite has started the last two matches for the Toffees.
He has withdrawn from the England U21 squad for their Euro qualifier away to Luxembourg. Branthwaite is to undergo planned treatment at Everton for a minor groin issue sustained in the summer while on international duty.
It was agreed he would remain at Finch Farm for treatment with Everton's medical staff after receiving is U21 call.
Branthwaite is expected to be fit after the international break.