England vs San Marino team news: Arsenal duo Calum Chambers and Kieran Gibbs start in defence

Wayne Rooney in attack hoping to add to his 41 goals for England

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Arsenal defenders Calum Chambers and Kieran Gibbs have been selected to start for England in tonight's Euro 2016 qualifier against San Marino.

It has been four years since Gibbs started for England, the 2-1 defeat to France in a friendly in November 2010. The 25-year-old has made only one appearance since, against Germany in November last year.

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For Chambers, it sees him continue his meteoric rise since switching to the Gunners over the summer. The former Southampton player has become a regular at his new club and will win his second cap, his first coming last month in the friendly against Norway. He comes in for the injured John Stones.

Neither will expect to be busy tonight, with San Marino ranked in Fifa's world rankings the joint worst team in the world. Over the four games that England have played them, the Three Lions hold an aggregate score of 26-1.

It's in attack that England will be hoping to make an impression, particular captain Wayne Rooney who will be at the centre of a front three also featuring Raheem Sterling and Danny Welbeck. Rooney is three goals behind Jimmy Greaves in the all-time England top scorer charts, and eight shy of Sir Bobby Charlton's record of 49.

A midfield three of James Milner, Jordan Henderson and Jack Wilshere make up the line-up.

England team to play San Marino: Hart; Chambers Jagielka, Cahill, Gibbs; Milner, Henderson, Wilshere; Raheem, Welbeck, Rooney

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