Steven Gerrard will play through the pain against Germany after receiving an injection for his troublesome hip, the Metro understands.
The Reds skipper will sit out of tomorrow evening’s clash with Chile, but is keen to face Joachim Low’s side, and draw level with World Cup winning captain Bobby Moore on 108 international caps in the process.
Liverpool midfielder Philippe Coutinho has heaped praise on Luis Suarez and Daniel Sturridge while discussing the Reds ‘excellent’ team, Sky Sports understands.
Suarez joined Sturridge on eight top-flight goals so far this season with his brace against Fulham at the weekend and the pair currently lead the Premier League scoring chart along with Manchester City’s Sergio Aguero.
Steven Gerrard has called for England’s fans to be realistic regarding the nations chances at next summer’s World Cup, the Telegraph understands.
The Liverpool captain helped book the Three Lions place in Brazil with a late goal against Poland to secure a 2-0 win at Wembley, and top spot in Group H.
Steven Gerrard is keen to make Frank Lampard’s 100th appearance for England a game to remember, the Mail Online understands.
The Chelsea man is set to join Gerrard and club teammate Ashley Cole as the only current internationals to hit a century of England caps, and all three have retained their place in Roy Hodgson’s side, who will go a long way to securing their place at next summer’s World Cup in Brazil with victory over Ukraine in Kiev this evening.