The England manager Roy Hodgson has said that Danny Welbeck's injury has not healed as quickly as he had hoped, but medics have assured him that he will be ok.
Welbeck missed Wednesday's training session with an ankle problem.
Hodson admitted that Welbeck is an important player to the squad, which is currently "light in the forward area", particularly because of Wayne Rooney's ban in the early matches,
Roy Hodgson will offer Andy Carroll first shot at leading England's Euro 2012 attack in Norway tonight.
As Roy Hodgson takes charge for the first game of his England managerial game in Oslo he must surely be feeling the pressure.