"I am always working with the Players on what the best solution is for them. Of course, we always want the Players, and we always want to work with them as often as we can.
"In every squad we have, we always lose a couple. My focus then has to be on the group that is here, and how do we win the games?"
Luke Shaw could've also bowed out of England duty early after receiving a red card against Italy, suspending him for Sunday's clash against Ukraine.
But he has opted to continue training with Southgate's squad amid a battle with Chelsea star Ben Chilwell for a starting berth at next year's Euros in Germany.
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