• Liverpool striker reports for duty with thigh injury
• Michael Carrick and Jermain Defoe already out of squad

Daniel Sturridge is expected to miss England's friendly against Brazil at Wembley on Wednesday with a thigh injury despite reporting for duty on Sunday night.

Sturridge picked up the injury during his impressive display in Liverpool's 2-2 draw at Manchester City. The striker scored his side's first goal and his fourth since his move from Chelsea last month.

With Jermain Defoe and Michael Carrick both ruled out with ankle and hip injuries respectively only 11 outfield players trained normally as the remainder who were in action yesterday did a warm-down session instead.

It also meant Jack Butland was the only goalkeeper involved as Manchester City's Joe Hart warmed down.

Among the 11 was Ashley Cole, who will become only the seventh England player to reach 100 caps at Wembley, following on from Peter Shilton, David Beckham, Bobby Moore, Bobby Charlton, Billy Wright and Steven Gerrard.


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