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ESPN FC  By ESPN staff

FA confirms Ox knee ligament injury

England midfielder Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain looks set to miss the World Cup after the FA confirmed he has suffered a medial knee ligament injury.

Oxlade-Chamberlain, 20, limped out of Wednesday's 2-2 draw with Ecuador and his participation in Brazil now appears to hang in the balance, with his knee problem expected to take at least three weeks to heal.

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A statement on the FA's official website read: "Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain sustained a medial knee ligament injury during the World Cup warm-up game against Ecuador in Miami on Wednesday.

"The England medical team are continuing to monitor and treat the injury."

England boss Roy Hodgson expressed his fears over Oxlade-Chamberlain after the warm-up match in Miami, saying: "Oxlade-Chamberlain is the one that bothers. His knee buckled under the challenge as the player turned into him."

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The Arsenal man now looks likely to miss the World Cup, having battled back from a mid-season injury to make Hodgson's 23-man squad.

Manchester United midfielders Michael Carrick and Tom Cleverley are among the potential replacements England could call on, while Everton defender John Stones and Liverpool full-back Jon Flanagan were also on Hodgson's reserve list ahead of the tournament, along with strikers Andy Carroll and Jermain Defoe.

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