England ‘leaked’ XI vs France: decision made on ex-Aston Villa and Birmingham City stars - gallery

The winner of England vs France will face Morocco/Portugal on Wednesday evening

England are hours away from their highly anticipated World Cup quarter-final tie against France. The clash is the fourth of the weekend, with Portugal and Morocco facing off this afternoon.

The Three Lions have arguably been one of the best performing teams in the World Cup so far - winning three of their four matches and picking up three clean sheets in the process. However, they will have to keep out the unstoppable Kylian Mbappe this evening if they are to make it to the semi-final.

The Paris Saint-Germain forward has netted five goals in four matches in Qatar so far, alongside an in-form Olivier Giroud who will be looking to make it four in four. There has been plenty of questions raised as to how England will stop Mbappe with a potential change to five at the back mentioned.

With former Aston Villa and Birmingham City stars, Jack Grealish and Jude Bellingham, both in contention for a place in the starting line-up, we take a look at The Telegraph’s ‘leaked’ England XI...

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