Defoe procures England review

Jermain Defoe gave England review for Germany and Lithuania matches

Sunderland striker Jermain Defoe has been given a review by England chief Gareth Southgate.

The 34-year-old has been in exceptional shape this season with 14 Premier League objectives and exploits wounds endured by Harry Kane and Wayne Rooney.

Defoe has not highlighted for England since 2013 but rather will be in the squad for the well disposed against Germany in Dortmund on March 22 and the World Cup qualifier against Lithuania at Wembley on March 26.

There is likewise a ring for Manchester United’s Marcus Rashford, with Leicester’s Jamie Vardy the main other perceived striker in the squad.

The 26-man bunch incorporates Southampton combine James Ward-Prowse and Nathan Redmond, both of whom have played for Southgate at under-21 level yet presently can’t seem to include for the seniors, alongside the uncapped Michael Keane and Michail Antonio.

West Brom midfielder Jake Livermore has made the squad and ought to find the opportunity to add to the England top he won against Italy in 2012.

With Tottenham’s Danny Rose sidelined through harm, Southgate has chosen full back Luke Shaw notwithstanding the reality he has shown up for Manchester United since October.

Britain squad in full:

Goalkeepers: Fraser Forster, Joe Hart, Tom Heaton

Shields: Ryan Bertrand, Gary Cahill, Nathaniel Clyne, Phil Jones, Michael Keane, Luke Shaw, Chris Smalling, John Stones, Kyle Walker

Midfielders: Dele Alli, Michail Antonio, Ross Barkley, Eric Dier, Adam Lallana, Jesse Lingard, Jake Livermore, Alex Oxlade Chamberlain, Nathan Redmond, Raheem Sterling, James Ward-Prowse

Advances: Jermain Defoe, Jamie Vardy, Marcus Rashford


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