“Nice one Woy” – Twitter reacts to Man United’s Phil Jones starting in midfield for England

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England takare taking on Italy in Turin looking to avenge their defeat to the former world champions at the World Cup in Brazil. Manager Roy Hodgson sprang a surprise in his selection ahead of the game.

Many were anticipating rotation for the friendly given the demands which await the players ahead of a crucial run-in for the clubs, but few could’ve predicted a central midfield role for Phil Jones.

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To compound matters, the Man United defender was handed the number eight shirt and has previously done little to convince onlookers that he can succeed in that role.

In fairness to Jones, he has stated in the past that he feels most comfortable in the heart of the defence after being fielded in midfield on a number of occasions by Sir Alex Ferguson (via Manchester Evening News).

Here is how Twitter reacted to Roy Hodgson’s latest tactical masterstroke.

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