Wilshere, Osman, Sterling Named in England Squad for Sweden Game

Arsenal midfielder Jack Wilshere returns to the England soccer squad for the Nov. 14 exhibition match against Sweden in Stockholm.

Wilshere recently returned to action after being sidelined for 16 months through injury. Captain Steven Gerrard is set to win his 100th cap, and the squad named by manager Roy Hodgson includes Leon Osman of Everton for the first time. Liverpool’s Jonjo Shelvey and Raheem Sterling are also named.

England squad: Hart (Manchester City), Ruddy (Norwich), Forster (Celtic); Baines (Everton), Bertrand (Chelsea), Cahill (Chelsea), Caulker (Tottenham), Jagielka (Everton), Johnson (Liverpool), Shawcross (Stoke), Walker (Tottenham); Cleverley (Manchester United), Gerrard (Liverpool, capt.), Lennon (Tottenham), Osman (Everton), Shelvey (Liverpool), Sterling (Liverpool), Walcott (Arsenal), Wilshere (Arsenal), Young (Manchester United); Rooney (Manchester United), Sturridge (Chelsea), Welbeck (Manchester United).

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