England ready to face Brazil

Tweet Gareth Southgate’s inexperienced England squad continue their World Cup preparations as they welcome to Wembley the five-time world champions Brazil. The Three Lions’ boss will most likely rotate his team following the 0-0 draw with Germany on Friday, during which Joe Gomez, Ruben Loftus-Cheek, Jack Cork and Tammy Abraham made their debuts. Joe Hart and Gary Cahill are amongst four players that did not play and could be expected start the game. As for Brazil, they beat Japan 3-1 on Friday afternoon in a friendly played in Lille, France….

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Old faces out, new ones in

Tweet England have made a leap of faith by calling up young players such as Tammy Abraham, Joe Gomez and Ruben Loftus-Cheek for the friendlies with Germany and Brazil. Players such as Daniel Sturridge, Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain and Chris Smalling have been sacrificed for Gareth Southgate’s experiment. [Read also: Wright: Brighton’s Dunk should be in England squad] Southgate believes that if he is asking club managers to take a gamble and field youngsters in their starting 11 then he should be doing the same. This request has clearly turned out positively by…

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Wright: Brighton’s Dunk should be in England squad

Tweet Legendary Arsenal striker Ian Wright has told BBC Radio 5 Live that he believes Brighton defender Lewis Dunk should have been called up to the England squad for this month’s friendlies against Germany and Brazil. Dunk, 25, has impressed for the Seagulls so far in their debut Premier League campaign, and Wright believes that he should have been included in Gareth Southgate’s squad. Wright said: “I’m a little bit confused about Michael Keane being called up before someone like Lewis Dunk. “If you’re going to go on form like…

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