World Cup qualifiers: Entire 23-man England squad take part in training
Roy Hodgson will have an entire squad to choose from for the match against Montenegro
Thursday 10 October 2013
Roy Hodgson looks set to have a strong squad to choose from for the match against Montenegro after all 23 England players took part in training on Thursday morning.
Captain Steven Gerrard led the squad out on a cold morning at Arsenal's London Colney training ground, which England are using ahead of Friday's World Cup qualifier at Wembley.
The squad were put through their paces in a warm-up before taking part in some ball work. England's three goalkeepers trained separately with coach Dave Watson.
Jack Wilshere looked relaxed as he took to the field after a turbulent couple of days for the Arsenal midfielder.
Wilshere sparked controversy when he was asked about the prospect of Belgium-born midfielder Adnan Januzaj playing for England.
Wilshere said: "The only people who should play for England are English people."
Those comments led to an angry response from England's South African-born batsman Kevin Pietersen.
Wilshere has since claimed his comments were misinterpreted.
England are one point clear at the top of Group H and will guarantee automatic qualification to the World Cup if they beat Montenegro and Poland, who visit Wembley next Tuesday.
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