England vs Norway team news: Danny Welbeck named on bench for Wembley friendly

Roy Hodgson named his side for tonight's friendly yesterday
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Wayne Rooney leads out the England team as captain for the first time tonight and will be accompanied by a young and inexperienced side.

Daniel Sturridge starts alongside him in attack, with the Arsenal duo Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain and Jack Wilshere behind him in midfield along with Liverpool pair Raheem Sterling and Jordan Henderson.

Joe Hart starts in goal with Gary Cahill and Phil Jones the centre-backs in front of him. Leighton Baines is at left-back while 20-year-old John Stones makes his first start for the Three Lions at right-back.

Injury concern Danny Welbeck, who this week joined Arsenal, is fit enough to be named on the bench.

Whilst Rooney has 95 caps to his name, between the other nine outfield players there are 136. Much of the onus will therefore be on the captain to lead this side through their first game since their disastrous World Cup.

Roy Hodgson will also be looking for the players to impress with a Euro 2016 qualifier against Switzerland on Monday night.

England team to play Norway...

Rooney, Sturridge, Sterling, Oxlade-Chamberlain, Wilshere, Henderson, Cahill, Jones, Baines, Stones, Hart