Jamie Carragher picked his England XI for this summer’s World Cup on The Debate with Gary Neville.
England were drawn with Belgium, Panama and Tunisia in Group G for the tournament in Russia; Gareth Southgate’s men will begin their campaign against Tunisia on Monday, June 18, and will then face Panama on June 24 and Belgium on June 28.
Attention first turns to back-to-back friendlies against Italy and Holland in March, before Southgate’s final 23-man squad is likely to be announced in mid-May.
But who is Carragher picking? Depending on form and playing time between now and the end of the season, Carragher believes Harry Maguire, Jordan Pickford and Jordan Henderson deserve a start in Russia.
Carragher’s England XI: (3-5-2) Pickford; Stones, Cahill, Maguire; Walker, Wilshere, Henderson, Alli, Rose; Sterling, Kane
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