The Three Lions team that Roy Hodgson is likely to send out into the heat of Manaus.
The waiting is finally over for England fans as on Saturday evening Roy Hodgson takes his side into battle against Cesare Prandelli’s Italians in the debilitating heat of the Amazon rainforest and Manaus.
The England boss does have some injury headaches, with Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain missing out with an problem picked up in the friendly draw with Ecuador, but in more positive news Danny Welbeck is expected to be fit after picking up a knock in training.
Hodgson’s biggest selection questions come in attacking midfield where the likes of Adam Lallana, Raheem Sterling, Ross Barkley and Welbeck are fighting over two positions alongside Wayne Rooney.
See who fanatix expects Hodgson to go for below:-
GK) Joe Hart
One position where, barring any late injury worries, Hodgson has no headaches is between the sticks, where Manchester City’s Joe Hart is the undisputed number one.
Hart returned to form for City after being dropped by Manuel Pellegrini midway through the season and goes into the Italy game in fine fettle.