John Stones in midfield? Predicted England XI to face France

first_img Midfield: Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain 11 Attacking midfield: Raheem Sterling Centre-back: Ben Gibson – Ben Gibson has played for England at youth level 11 Goalkeeper: Tom Heaton – click the right arrow, above, to see England’s predicted XI [4-2-3-1] to face France 11 11 Centre-back: Phil Jones (left) Left-back: Aaron Cresswell 11 Attacking midfield: Dele Alli Attacking midfield: Adam Lallana 11 11 Midfield: John Stones 11 Forward: Harry Kane 11 11 11 Right-back: Kieran Trippier England will be hoping to make it back-to-back wins over France when they meet in Paris, LIVE on talkSPORT.Gareth Southgate’s men will play one last match of the international break before leaving for their summer breaks.Tuesday’s international friendly is the second meeting between the sides in as many years, after goals from Dele Alli and Wayne Rooney gave England a 2-0 win at Wembley in November 2015.LIVE on talkSPORT: France v England – Listen to build up from Paris from 7pmThat game was days after the terror attacks in Paris, one of which was outside the Stade de France. Tributes were made as words of the French national anthem – La Marseillaise – were shown on the big screen at Wembley and the same will be done for England in the wake of the Manchester and London attacks.Southgate is expected to make a number of changes for the friendly. He has confirmed Harry Kane as his captain once again, while Tom Heaton will start in goal and Jack Butland will replace him for the second half.The Three Lions boss has also toyed with the idea of playing John Stones in midfield, while he could also try an experimental three at the back.Click the right arrow, above, to see England’s predicted XI [4-2-3-1] to face France in Paris…last_img

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