The teams have been confirmed ahead of tonight’s international friendly between England and Spain at Wembley Stadium.
Naturally, all eleven of England’s starters are from the Premier League, while Spain have included three of their own British-based players.
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Manchester United midfielder Juan Mata lines up for Spain alongside Manchester City playmaker David Silva, with Chelsea full-back Cesar Azpilicueta in defence.
United, City and Chelsea are also represented in the England XI, with goalkeeper Joe Hart, winger Jesse Lingard, trickster Raheem Sterling and centre-backs John Stones and Gary Cahill all getting the nod.
The headline news for England is perhaps the omission of Wayne Rooney, which sees Liverpool midfield Jordan Henderson take the captain’s armband.
Jamie Vardy starting up front will also get lots of people talking.
Leicester striker Vardy has not scored in 14 games for club and country, but his pace could be vital against a side who are expected to dominate possession, but could be vulnerable to counter-attacking moves.
— Selección Española (@SeFutbol) November 15, 2016