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'It's not a big deal... it happens every day in football': Danny Rose plays down bust-up between England team-mates Raheem Sterling and Joe Gomez Raheem Sterling and Joe Gomez were involved in confrontation with England  Sterling was aggressor and has since apologised but has been dropped for game Danny Rose thinks the incident has been blown out of proportion and is minor 

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Published: 23:54 GMT, 12 November 2019 | Updated: 00:05 GMT, 13 November 2019

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Danny Rose believes the spat between England team-mates Raheem Sterling and Joe Gomez has been blown out of proportion and insists similar incidents take place on a daily basis.

The Football Association announced on Monday that Sterling would not be considered for Thursday's Euro 2020 qualifier against Montenegro, following an incident involving Gomez at the team's St George's Park training camp.

The pair had been involved in an on-field clash during Liverpool's 3-1 win over Manchester City at Anfield on Sunday, with tensions seemingly still running high as the players convened for Three Lions duty.

Danny Rose believes the incident between Joe Gomez and Raheem Sterling is a small one

Danny Rose believes the incident between Joe Gomez and Raheem Sterling is a small one

Both players trained on Tuesday with manager Gareth Southgate moving his media commitments 24 hours earlier to address the issue.

But Rose feels more has been made of the fracas than is necessary and played down the severity of the situation.

'It is not a big deal,' he told talkSPORT.

'We know there was something and people's safety and how they are feeling is vital but, to me, it happens every day up and down the country within football.

'Is that right? No, it is not right but it happens and it can happen - emotions run high and you may say something.

'I have said a lot of things out of anger and frustration and you may do things out of anger and frustration - it is not right but once you have had time to calm down and assess everything you shake hands and move on.

'For me, it is just business as usual. We trained as usual and the gaffer was great in training, Steve Holland and all the coaching staff and all the lads trained well so

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