England World Cup squad: Michael Carrick tweets about England heartbreak

The Manchester United midfielder is not in the 23-man squad

United’s Michael Carrick has scored just one goal this season
United’s Michael Carrick has scored just one goal this season

Michael Carrick has taken to Twitter to express his disappointment at not being included in England's 23-man squad for the World Cup.

The Manchester United midfielder misses out on the squad currently destined for Brazil, but Roy Hodgson has found room for him among his seven stand-by players.

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It would seem the England manager did not want to pick another veteran midfielder with Steven Gerrard and Frank Lampard in the side. Instead, more youthful options Adam Lallana, Ross Barkley, Jack Wilshere and Jordan Henderson can fill the centre of midfield.

32-year-old Carrick, who has 31 caps for the Three Lions tweeted the following...

ENGLAND SQUAD..

Goalkeepers

J Hart (Manchester City), B Foster (West Brom), F Forster (Celtic)

Defenders

G Johnson (Liverpool), P Jagielka (Everton), G Cahill (Chelsea), C Smalling (Manchester United), P Jones (Manchester United), L Baines (Everton), L Shaw (Southampton)

Stones could still replace Jones if he fails to recover

Midfielders

S Gerrard (Liverpool, capt), F Lampard (Chelsea), J Henderson (Liverpool), J
Milner (Manchester City), J Wilshere (Arsenal), R Barkley (Everton), A Lallana
(Southampton), R Sterling (Liverpool), A Oxlade-Chamberlain (Arsenal)

Strikers

W Rooney (Manchester United), D Sturridge (Liverpool), D Welbeck (Manchester United), R Lambert (Southampton).

Standby-players

Michael Carrick (Manchester United), Andy Carroll (West Ham United), Tom Cleverley (Manchester United), Jermain Defoe (Toronto FC), Jon Flanagan (Liverpool), John Ruddy (Norwich City), John Stones (Everton)

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