Chelsea youngster Michael Mancienne is the surprise name in
Fabio Capello's 23-man England squad for the friendly international against
Germany in Berlin.
Defender Mancienne, who is currently on loan at Championship
leaders Wolves, is joined in the senior squad by Aston Villa's in-form striker
Gabriel Agbonlahor, while Spurs frontman Darren Bent has also secured a recall.
Chelsea and regular England skipper John Terry is likely to
be ruled out after suffering a foot injury in the 3-0 victory at West Bromwich
Albion on Saturday, while Wayne Rooney and Rio Ferdinand missed Manchester
United's 5-0 thrashing of Stoke City.
Rooney has a calf strain and is also being troubled to a
chest infection, while Ferdinand is nursing a back complaint.
Terry's club colleagues, Ashley and Joe Cole, are both
sidelined with hamstring problems, while Wigan striker Emile Heskey is ruled
out with a calf strain and both David Beckham and Michael Owen have been
Squad: Carson (West Brom), Hart (Manchester City), James
(Portsmouth); Bridge (Chelsea), Davies (Aston Villa), Johnson (Portsmouth),
Lescott ( Everton), Mancienne (Chelsea), Richards (Manchester City), Terry
(Chelsea), Upson (West Ham); Barry (Aston Villa), Carrick (Manchester United),
Downing (Middlesbrough), Gerrard (Liverpool), Lampard (Chelsea), Walcott
(Arsenal), Wright-Phillips (Manchester City), A Young (Aston Villa); Agbonlahor
(Aston Villa), Bent (Tottenham), Crouch (Portsmouth), Defoe (Portsmouth).