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Jordan Henderson had a tight hamstring after England's win over Sweden

Henderson and Jamie Vardy train for England

England play Croatia in World Cup semi-final on Wednesday

WT Desk

England’s injury concerns over Jordan Henderson and Jamie Vardy have eased after all 23 players trained on Monday, Sky Sports reports.

Henderson responded well to treatment for a tight hamstring following England’s quarter-final win over Sweden on Saturday.

He is expected to be fine to play in the semi-final with Croatia on Wednesday.

Henderson has started all but one of England’s games – the 1-0 defeat to Belgium when Southgate made eight changes to his starting XI in the final Group G match.

Vardy was an unused substitute in the victory over Sweden following a groin injury which prevented him taking the fifth penalty in England’s shoot-out win over Colombia in the last 16.

The Leicester City striker is still a doubt to play against Croatia. England manager Gareth Southgate gave the players a day off from full training on Sunday.

Southgate admitted after the win over Sweden there was a natural “accumulation of fatigue” over the course of a tournament.

“That’s why we took the decision we did against Belgium (to rest players) more than anything,” he said.

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