There was much surprise when the England squad was named on Thursday due to the inclusion of Leicester City’s Jamie Vardy.
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While the forward has been influential as the Foxes have beaten relegation, scoring three times since the middle of March, he has rarely been considered international class.
Similarly, the 28-year-old can hardly be seen as an example of a young player being given the taste of life with the national side.
In this feature, we present five players who we believe were more deserving of an England call-up than the former Fleetwood Town forward.