Gary Cahill drafted into England squad after Phil Jagielka is forced to pull out through injury

08 October 2010 06:44
Fabio Capello has been spared the nightmare of deciding whether to axe RioFerdinand or John Terry for Tuesday's Euro 2012 qualifier with Montenegro afterPhil Jagielka was ruled out with a hamstring injury sustained this morning.

After two towering central defensive performances in last month's victoriesover Bulgaria and Switzerland, Jagielka had been expected to retain his placenext week as England look to maintain their 100 per cent record.

It would have left Capello needing to choose between Ferdinand and Terry to beJagielka's partner, with the added dilemma of whether the Manchester United manshould regain the captaincy from Steven Gerrard. 

In and out: Phil Jagielka (right) has been replaced by Gary Cahill

Now the selection decision will not need to be made.Jagielka missed a training game at Arsenal's London Colney complex this morningafter experiencing some tightness in his hamstring during the sessionbeforehand.

He then underwent a scan before being ruled out of Tuesday's game at Wembley,with Bolton's Gary Cahill called into the squad as his replacement.

Meanwhile, Gareth Barry has joined up with the squad this evening after beinggiven additional time at home due to personal reasons.

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Source: Daily_Mail