Darren Bent is also thought to been have overlooked by Fabio Capello.
Gareth Barry is expected to be named in the 23, after a fitness test this morning yielded positive results.
More to follow.
It was a day many thought would never come certainly not so soon after he won a fifth term in office.
Its not been the best of seasons for Real Madrid, but thats clearly not getting Marcelo down.
Barcelona defender Jordi Alba has agreed a contact extension with the Catalan club.