Leeds United midfielder Kalvin Phillips set to start England's Euros opener against Croatia

LEEDS United midfielder Kalvin Phillips is expected to start England's European Championships opener against Croatia at Wembley today (kick-off 2pm).

Reports from The Athletic are suggesting that Three Lions boss Gareth Southgate will line up with a back four and that Phillips will partner West Ham's Declan Rice in centre midfield.

Kieran Trippier and Kyle Walker are expected to line up as left back and right back respectively either side of centre backs Tyrone Mings and John Stones.

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Sky Sports have reported that Phil Foden and Raheem Sterling will start either side of Harry Kane upfront and ahead of Mason Mount in the no 10 role.

SET TO START: Leeds United's England international midfielder Kalvin Phillips, second right. Photo by Laurence Griffiths/Getty Images.
SET TO START: Leeds United's England international midfielder Kalvin Phillips, second right. Photo by Laurence Griffiths/Getty Images.

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