Berahino named in England squad to face Slovenia and Scotland

first_img1 Saido Berahino has been named in the England squad to face Slovenia and Scotland.The West Brom youngster has scored eight goals in 13 appearances for the Baggies this season, as well as helping England Under-21s reach the European Championship Finals.Wayne Rooney’s inclusion means the Manchester United striker is on course to win his 100th Three Lions cap in the Euro 2016 qualifier against Slovenia later this month.There’s a spot for West Ham’s Stewart Downing, while Michael Carrick is also included in Roy Hodgson’s squad.“The fact he has done so well for the England Under-21s side is the reason why I have called Saido up,” England manager Roy Hodgson said. “He was in our minds last time but the Under-21s games were too important to pull him out of on that occasion.”Goalkeepers: Fraser Forster, Ben Foster, Joe Hart Defenders: Leighton Baines, Gary Cahill, Calum Chambers, Nathaniel Clyne, Kieran Gibbs, Phil Jagielka, Luke Shaw, Chris Smalling Midfielders: Ross Barkley, Michael Carrick, Stewart Downing, Jordan Henderson, Adam Lallana, James Milner, Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain, Raheem Sterling, Andros Townsend, Jack Wilshere, Theo WalcottForwards: Rickie Lambert, Wayne Rooney, Daniel Welbeck, Saido Berahino Saido Berahino in action for the England Under-21s last_img read more