Players gripped by injury fear as World Cup draws near


              AC Milan's Matteo Gabbia tries to tackle Chelsea's Reece James, left, during the Champions League group E soccer match between AC Milan and Chelsea at the San Siro stadium in Milan, Italy, Tuesday, Oct. 11, 2022. (AP Photo/Antonio Calanni)
            
              Reece James, defensor del Chelsea, se duele tras una jugada durante el partido ante el Milan en el estadio San Siro de Milán, Italia, el martes 11 de octubre de 2022. (AP Foto/Luca Bruno)
            
              Manchester United's Raphael Varane, second right, reacts as he leaves the field after he was injured during the English Premier League soccer match between Manchester United and Chelsea at the Stamford Bridge Stadium in London, Saturday, Oct. 22, 2022. (AP Photo/Frank Augstein)
            
              Raphael Varane del Manchester United reacciona al salir de la cancha con una lesión durante el encuentro ante el Chelsea en Stamford Bridge el sábado 22 de octubre del 2022. Raphael Varane no jugará para el club antes de la Copa del Mundo,tras sufrir una lesión en un muslo, pero aún pudiera jugar para Francia en Qatar, dijo eel técnico de United Erik ten Hag. (AP Foto/Frank Augstein)
            
              Manchester United's Raphael Varane lies injured on the ground during the English Premier League soccer match between Manchester United and Chelsea at the Stamford Bridge Stadium in London, Saturday, Oct. 22, 2022. (AP Photo/Frank Augstein)
            
              Manchester United's Raphael Varane lies injured on the ground during the English Premier League soccer match between Manchester United and Chelsea at the Stamford Bridge Stadium in London, Saturday, Oct. 22, 2022. (AP Photo/Frank Augstein)
            
              Tottenham's Richarlison sits down on the pitch during the English Premier League soccer match between Tottenham Hotspur and Everton at the Tottenham Hotspur Stadium in London, England, Saturday, Oct. 15, 2022. (AP Photo/Kin Cheung)
Players gripped by injury fear as World Cup draws near