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England squad trains for World Cup last-16 clash vs Senegal as Gareth Southgate faces welcome World Cup dilemma

ENGLAND are currently having their final session before facing Senegal in the last-16 of the World Cup on Sunday.

The squad are training at the Al Wakrah SC Stadium in the Qatar sunshine as they gear up for their first knockout game.

Harry Kane will be hoping to score his first goal of the tournament against Senegal
Kalvin Phillips looked in a relaxed mood
Raheem Sterling and Kieran Trippier will be hoping to earn recalls against Senegal
Phil Foden and Bukayo Saka could be fighting for a starting spot on the right
Gareth Southgate was in good spirits despite having some big decisions to make

England booked their place in the knockout stages as group winners after beating Wales in the Battle of Britain on Tuesday.

Gareth Southgate‘s gave his side a day off on Wednesday before enjoying a light recovery session the following day.

But with the game less than 36 hours away, the Three Lions have been stepping up their preparations for their first meeting with the African champions.

All 25 players were present, which means Southgate will have a full squad to choose from tomorrow.

Harry Kane might not have scored in the tournament, but the captain looked relaxed as he took to the training pitch.

As did Southgate, despite the England boss having some selection headaches following the win over Wales.

Marcus Rashford and Phil Foden both impressed after making their first starts of the tournament in that game.

And the manager must decide whether to stick with the Manchester duo or recall Raheem Sterling and Bukayo Saka, who were quiet against USA but shone against Iran.

Harry Kane hasn’t scored yet but still appeared in a good mood at training
Kyle Walker and Jordan Henderson will be hoping to keep their places in the side


Elsewhere, there’s a competition at right-back, with ex-Tottenham pair Kyle Walker and Kieran Trippier fighting for a starting place.

Southgate will also weigh up whether to bring Mason Mount back after his rest against the Welsh, with Jordan Henderson starting in his place.

Jack Grealish was hard at work as he bids for his first ever tournament start
Jude Bellingham was one of England’s standout players of the group stages
Marcus Rashford was named man of the match for his brace against Wales

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