Roy Hodgson names England starting line-up to face Germany

Liverpool striker Sturridge will play against Germany despite Injury concerns. Photo:

Roy Hodgson has confirmed the England team to face Germany tomorrow night and Liverpool striker Daniel Sturridge will start

The England team to face Germany tomorrow night will be: Hart, Walker, Smalling, Jagielka, Cole, Lallana, Gerrard, Cleverley, Townsend, Rooney, Sturridge.

England manager Roy Hodgson is confident Daniel Sturridge will take part in Tuesday night's friendly against Germany at Wembley.

The Liverpool striker, who has been carrying a thigh injury, trained with his England team-mates for 45 minutes on Monday morning before he left the training field with physio Steve Kemp.

But Hodgson told Sky Sports News: "He's fine. Last week he obviously couldn't take much part in training but his injury, which he brought with him from his club, is improving all the time.

"The reason he came off after two sectors - if you like - of the game we were playing this morning ,was to give Rickie Lambert a chance also playing at centre-forward because there's a good chance, and we want to see him play tomorrow night as well as Daniel Sturridge."

The good news for Hodgson is that captain Steven Gerrard, Lambert and defender Kyle Walker all trained despite missing the defeat to Chile last week through injury.

Jack Wilshere was also present despite suffering a dead calf at Wembley last Friday.

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