England’s most likely starting World Cup XI revealed


Our traders have revealed the most likely 11 names to start England’s opening game in the World Cup.

With Gareth Southgate’s 23-man squad now known, we’ve priced up exactly who’ll be playing against Tunisia on June 18th

GK – Jordan Pickford – 1/2

RB – Kyle Walker – 1/16

CB – John Stones – 1/14

CB – Harry Maguire – 4/9

LB – Danny Rose – 1/5

CDM – Eric Dier – 1/20

CM – Jordan Henderson – 1/10

CM – Jesse Lingard – 1/2

AM – Raheem Sterling – 1/20

AM – Dele Alli – 1/10

ST – Harry Kane – 1/33

Alex Apati of Ladbrokes said: “The odds suggest Southgate will opt for a back four, with Eric Dier sitting just in front of the inexperienced Maguire and Stones partnership.”

He added: “As for going forward, it’s something of a free for all with a whole host of attacking talents huge odds-on shots to start against Tunisia.”

All Odds and Markets are correct as of the date of publishing