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New bawl game as Fabian to fly home.

ENGLAND midfielder Fabian Delph has been given permission by Gareth Southgate to fly home for the arrival of his third child. His wife Natalie is due to give birth tomorrow.

The Bradford-born Manchester City star should be available for England's last 16 game scheduled for next week. Speaking at the team camp, Fabian, 28, said: "Gareth's been absolutely fantastic.

"There's nothing more important than family to me - it always comes first and always will. If I do have the opportunity to get back I will." An England source said of manager Southgate: "Gareth is a family man who believes players need to be with their loved ones at such an important time.

"It is only a short flight and Fabian could bond with his new arrival and be back next week to play."

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FAMILY MAN Fabian with wife Natalie

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Publication:The Mirror (London, England)
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Date:Jun 29, 2018
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