Gareth Southgate could be looking to freshen up his England squad ahead of their crucial Group B clash with Wales.
A tally of four points from their opening two matches means the Three Lions still have some work to do if they are to confirm their place in the World Cup knockout stages, particularly if they plan to top the group .
Despite dominating Iran in their 6-2 group stage win, a 0-0 draw with the United States on Friday highlighted England’s shortcomings in the attacking third.
That’s exactly what could see Southgate mix up the pack against Wales in a clash that will be live on talkSPORT.
The big changes are unexpected, but Kyle Walker could return to the starting XI in place of Kieran Trippier as he continues his recovery from the groin injury that ruled him out recently.
The other changes are expected to come in midfield and attacking as Southgate look to play on the front foot against Wales.
In midfield, England could select both Jack Grealish and Phil Foden in place of Mason Mount and Raheem Sterling.
Both players are yet to start a match at the World Cup, with Foden failing to come off the bench in Friday’s 0-0 draw with the United States, which Gabby Agbonlahor says needs to change .
“The next game against Wales Southgate must release Foden,” he said. “Tell him ‘go on, this is your chance’ Jack Grealish, Phil Foden, get out.
“Phil Foden can play anywhere, he could play left-back if you wanted, he could play right-back and he would do a great job, he’s so talented.
“You saw him for Manchester City, he can play left or right but he moves, he has that rotation in him.
“I was just a little frustrated with how poor Mason Mount was. I love Mount and I feel like people can get behind him, but he was so poor the whole game.
“He looked like he had energy, he didn’t look like one of the tired players, he was running after defenders, running after the keeper, but everything he did was going wrong.”
The other main call could see Harry Kane replaced by Marcus Rashford in attack.
The Tottenham star is out with a foot injury which has led England legend Wayne Rooney to suggest resting him against Rob Page’s side.
He explained: “The other big change I would make for the Wales game would be to rest Harry Kane. of the game against Iran. It was because of a tackle in the second half and in that game, I felt that Gareth should have considered taking him off at half-time.
“England were 3-0 up, the game was already won and Harry is our most important player. When there are opportunities to protect him and help him stay fit, I think Gareth should take them – and that’s why I would keep Harry on the bench against Wales.
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