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Adam Lallana could start for England after an impressive year for Southampton
Adam Lallana and Raheem Sterling: The duo could very well start on the two flanks in Roy Hodsgon's XI, and will be looked upon to create, score, and terrorise opposition defences.
Leighton Baines: The left-back will have to be disciplined in defence to contain the attacking threats of Italy and Uruguay. However, England will expect Baines to create some chances as well, and he could possibly be counted on to slot home a penalty should England go to a shootout.
Daniel Sturridge: The Liverpool striker netted 21 goals in the Premier League this season, and he will need to display his speed, strength, footwork, and finishing ability if England are to stand a chance.
Frank Lampard: A surprise inclusion by the measure of some, Lampard, if played, will provide valuable experience and composure off the bench. He could be called upon should Steven Gerrard go down.
Ross Barkley: The surging central midfielder is an ideal impact sub with the ability to penetrate the opposing half with bursts of speed and the use of his strength. His knack for scoring wonder goals could prove to be vital.