How England could line up in Basel now that industrious midfielder has been ruled out.
England manager Roy Hodgson has not had the best of weeks, having had to contend with criticism following his side’s tepid 1-0 friendly victory over Norway at Wembley and also injuries to star striker Daniel Sturridge and now midfielder Jordan Henderson, who could also miss the trip to Switzerland having picked up a knock in training.
This will have thrown Hodgson’s thinking into chaos, with Henderson certain to have been a key part of the England manager’s thinking having made a central midfield berth his own.
He has options, but this is how Hodgson could line up in Basel after his second injury disappointment:
GK) Joe Hart
Manchester City star Joe Hart is undoubted number one for England and looks every inch the future captain.