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16/05/2013 13:21, Report by Adam Marshall

Five in England squad

United have five representatives in the England squad for the upcoming friendlies against Republic of Ireland and Brazil.

Roy Hodgson has called upon Phil Jones, Michael Carrick, Tom Cleverley, Wayne Rooney and Danny Welbeck for the international fixtures at the end of the domestic season.

Ashley Young and Chris Smalling were ruled out through injury and, of course, Rio Ferdinand has now retired from England duty but the champions still have more players in the party than any other club.

England: Joe Hart (Man City), Ben Foster (West Brom), Alex McCarthy (Reading); Leighton Baines (Everton), Gary Cahill (Chelsea), Ashley Cole (Chelsea), Phil Jagielka (Everton), Glen Johnson (Liverpool), Phil Jones (United), Joleon Lescott (Man City), Kyle Walker (Tottenham); Michael Carrick (United), Tom Cleverley (United), Frank Lampard (Chelsea), James Milner (Man City), Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain (Arsenal), Walcott (Arsenal); Andy Carroll (West Ham, on loan from Liverpool), Jermain Defoe (Tottenham), Wayne Rooney (United), Daniel Sturridge (Liverpool), Danny Welbeck (United).

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