Raheem Sterling has decided to return to the World Cup after flying to the England to tend to his family dealing with a robbery at his Surrey home.

Sterling was understood to have been left “shaken” and fearful for the safety of his fiancee and three children.

England have not put pressure on Sterling into making a decision to return.

Sterling had lost his place in England’s starting lineup before flying home, but he is one of the most experienced players in the squad and played a vital role in England reaching the final of Euro 2020.