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Oxlade-Chamberlain 'without a doubt' will make squad

England manager Roy Hodgson said Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain will "without a shadow of a doubt" make the World Cup squad after picking up an injury in the draw against Ecuador.

England's Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain and Raheem Sterling (right) before the game against Honduras. Credit: EMPICS Sport

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It looked as though the Arsenal midfielder's World Cup dreams were over after he picked up a knee injury on Wednesday.

But the England manager, who was speaking after the 0-0 draw with Honduras tonight, said: "It's time for the real thing now.

"Everyone is fit. Oxlade-Chamberlain is making good progress. I think he'll make the tournament without a shadow of a doubt."

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World Cup fitness fears for Oxlade-Chamberlain

England's Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain (left) has to be substituted off the pitch due to injury. Credit: Mike Egerton/PA Wire

Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain's World Cup dreams are in serious doubt after he suffered a knee injury in England's ill-tempered 2-2 draw against Ecuador in Miami.

Oxlade-Chamberlain had to come off in the 63rd minute of England's stalemate after being injured in a tangle with Ecuador's Carlos Gruezo.

England manager Roy Hodgson has said that the player will have a scan on the injured knee in the morning.

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