Shaun Wright-Phillips will miss England's 2010 FIFA World Cup South Africa™ qualifying double-header with Kazakhstan and Andorra next month with a knee injury.
The Manchester City winger would almost certainly have been in the squad Fabio Capello is due to announce on Sunday.
However, City boss Mark Hughes has confirmed that Wright-Phillips' plans to play against Bolton at Eastlands on Sunday have been scrapped.
Instead the former Chelsea star will go for a "wash out" of his knee, with the expectation he will be back for the start of next pre-season.
"Shaun trained earlier this week but he got a reaction," said the City boss.