Spurs, Manchester United have four called up for England friendlies


England’s friendlies versus Spain and France will see 22 of 23 players hailing from Premier League clubs, one of whom earning his first call-up from Roy Hodgson.

Spurs’ versatile midfielder/defender Eric Dier joins club teammates Dele Alli, Kyle Walker and Harry Kane on the England side, with Tottenham tied with Manchester United for most call-ups this go-round.

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Burnley goalkeeper Tom Heaton is the only Championship player earning a call-up, and he’s joined in the backstop ranks by longtime No. 1 Joe Hart and rising Stoke City shot-stopper Jack Butland.

Here’s the full roster:

Goalkeepers: Jack Butland (Stoke City), Joe Hart (Manchester City), Tom Heaton (Burnley)

Defenders: Ryan Bertrand (Southampton), Gary Cahill (Chelsea), Nathaniel Clyne (Liverpool), Kieran Gibbs (Arsenal), Phil Jones (Manchester United), Chris Smalling (Manchester United), John Stones (Everton), Kyle Walker (Tottenham Hotspur)

Midfielders: Dele Alli (Tottenham Hotspur), Eric Dier (Tottenham Hotspur), Ross Barkley (Everton), Michael Carrick (Manchester United), Fabian Delph (Manchester City), Adam Lallana (Liverpool), James Milner (Liverpool), Jonjo Shelvey (Swansea City), Raheem Sterling (Manchester City)

Forwards: Harry Kane (Tottenham Hotspur), Wayne Rooney (Manchester United), Jamie Vardy (Leicester City)