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Jay Rodriguez Suffers Knee Injury

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England Striker Rodriguez had to be helped off the pitch during his sides 4-1 loss to Manchester City

Shaun Botterill

We're in to the final stage of the Premier League season, if your team is still after the title or fighting relegation then you have an interest, however a lot of fans will just be hoping their players make it through the final games.

Unfortunately for England fans, we are in for a nervous wait as Southampton striker Jay Rodriguez gets a scan on his injured knee. It didn't look good, that's for sure.

Rodriguez has scored 17 goals this season and was highly tipped to be included in Roy Hodgson's England squad. However he fell awkwardly after challenging for a ball, and had to be carried off on a stretcher in tears.

The Southampton manager didn't quell the fears in his post game press-conference:

Saints boss Mauricio Pochettino said: "To be honest, it is not looking good."

It looked as though it could be an ACL injury, but we have to wait 24 hours for confirmation. If it is a ACL issue, then not only will Rodriguez miss the rest of the season, but he'll also miss the World Cup.

Rodriguez offers England something different with his direct pace and finishing ability, lets hope it's not as serious as it looked.