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German youngster seemingly very unlikely to join the north London club this January

Southampton duo Adam Lallana and Jay Rodriguez have received a call-up to the England squad for the friendlies against Chile and Germany

Southampton v Hull City: Jay Rodriguez, Adam Lallana and Rickie Lambert call-ups can lift Southampton further, says Mauricio Pochettino

The trio were named by Roy Hodgson for the friendlies against Chile and Germany

Joe Hart pictured training with England

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Rooney suffered the shin injury in training

Wayne Rooney will be fit for England insists David Moyes, despite missing Champions League draw with Shakhtar Donetsk

The striker will be available for the crucial World Cup qualifiers

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Mesut Ozil dribbles through the Sunderland defence

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Rickie Lambert has scored in each of his two England games

People misjudged England striker Rickie Lambert – including me admits Roy Hodgson

The Southampton player has scored twice in two appearances for the Three Lions

Frank Lampard is targeting three points against Ukraine on Tuesday

World Cup qualifiers: Frank Lampard looking for victory against Ukraine as England midfielder targets 100th appearance

England's World Cup future lies in their hands after win against Moldova, but victory in Kiev is crucial if England are to top group

England’s Ross Barkley makes headway against Moldova

England 4 Moldova 0: ‘Suspension is difficult to get my head round’

Welbeck ‘unbelievably unfortunate’ to get yellow card, claims England manager

Tim Rich: Rickie Lambert selection exposes England's dearth of talent

Hodgson chooses 31-year-old to lead attack and also breaks predecessor's rule by allowing WAGs into hotel

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Wayne Rooney reveals horrendous gash that has ruled him out of England World Cup qualifiers

Striker takes to his Facebook page to show the extent of the injury picked up in an accidental clash with Phil Jones

Wayne Rooney of Manchester United looks on during the Barclays Premier League match between Manchester United and Chelsea

Michael Carrick defends Wayne Rooney's absence from England squad due to head wound

The Manchester United striker has a deep gash on his forehead

Arsene Wenger not ruling out deadline buys for Arsenal after derby win against Tottenham Hotspur

Manager Arsene Wenger revealed Arsenal could yet spring a “surprise” in the final 24 hours of the transfer window after watching his team beat big-spending Tottenham 1-0 in the north London derby with a first-half goal from Olivier Giroud at the Emirates Stadium.

Arsene Wenger pictured during Arsenal's win in Turkey

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Steven Gerrard praise 'great example' of match winner Rickie Lambert

The striker came off the bench to score on his debut and win the match for England 3-2

Wayne Rooney played a full part in England training

Roy Hodgson confirms Wayne Rooney has been injury-free for 'several days'

England manager will select Manchester United forward even if he fails to resolve his club future

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