George Kruis has been ruled out of the Six Nations with a knee injury
The lock will undergo surgery on Tuesday, February 7
Mako Vunipola will join up with the England squad later this week
Saracens and England second row George Kruis has been ruled out of the 2017 Six Nations through injury.
The 26-year-old Saracens forward will have knee ligament surgery on Tuesday and will be out for up to three months.
Meanwhile, 32 players have assembled at Pennyhill Park on Sunday to train for Saturday’s Six Nations game against Wales at the Principality Stadium.
That group will include prop Mako Vunipola, who will join up with Eddie Jones’ squad this week as they prepare to face Wales on Saturday.
England’s Six Nations squad
Forwards (18): Jack Clifford (Harlequins), Dan Cole (Leicester Tigers), Charlie Ewels (Bath), Ellis Genge (Leicester Tigers), Jamie George (Saracens), Teimana Harrison (Northampton Saints), Dylan Hartley (Northampton Saints), James Haskell (Wasps), Nathan Hughes (Wasps), Maro Itoje (Saracens), Joe Launchbury (Wasps), Courtney Lawes (Northampton Saints), Joe Marler (Harlequins), Matt Mullan (Wasps), Kyle Sinckler (Harlequins), Tommy Taylor (Wasps), Mike Williams (Leicester Tigers), Tom Wood (Northampton Saints)
Backs (14): Mike Brown (Harlequins), Danny Care (Harlequins), Elliot Daly (Wasps), Owen Farrell (Saracens), George Ford (Bath), Jonathan Joseph (Bath), Alex Lozowski (Saracens), Jonny May (Gloucester), Jack Nowell (Exeter Chiefs), Henry Slade (Exeter Chiefs), Ben Te’o (Worcester Warriors), Anthony Watson (Bath Rugby), Marland Yarde (Harlequins), Ben Youngs (Leicester Tigers)