England: Who are the best English wingers?
Ashley Young, Theo Walcott & Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain are all in contention to be England's regular wingers
With the majority of the England team all but settled, there is still a question on who should start on the wings.
Here are a few of the stand-out candidates:
Ashley Young | Manchester United
Before Euro 2012, Ashley Young was one of the first names on the team sheet. However, with a disastrous tournament topped off with a crucial penalty miss, Young's place is now open to offers.
His club, Manchester United, have had a strong season, but Young's form has been their main cause for concern, meaning that he offers little competition for the spot.
Theo Walcott | Arsenal
Theo Walcott has had his most impressive season, statistically, this term and has notched his career best total in the Premier League.
However, with a few exceptions, Walcott's performances in an England shirt have been less than satisfactory - and one thing England need is consistency. Walcott's injury problems seem to reappear more often when on international duty, leaving questions marks over his reliability.
Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain | Arsenal
Walcott's Arsenal team-mate Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain is young, energetic, eager to please and has a lot of potential. Hodgson has put his trust in the winger and Chamberlain has always come up with the goods.
However, the 19-year-old has struggled to get into an extraordinarily average Arsenal team and if he can't be guaranteed first-team football at club level, then he is unable to stake a claim for the international position.
James Milner | Manchester City
James Milner offers a completely different service to the options above as in he does not rely on pace or trickery to beat players, while he's also more of a work-horse, getting up and down the pitch each match.
Milner is often a preferred option in the bigger games as he can impact the defensive side; however, the real question is: does Milner have the quality or creativity to succeed in the final third against real top opposition?
Danny Welbeck | Manchester United
Danny Welbeck, the Manchester United youngster, is versatile, fast and also has a lot of potential. The 22-year-old initially burst onto the scene as a centre forward but, due to United's strong strike-force, Sir Alex Ferguson has decided to accommodate him on the left side of midfield.
Welbeck had a strong Euro 2012 and has proved he can perform on big occasions; however, he is inexperienced in the position and there is doubt over whether he has it in him to make something happen.
Well, there are the options. Tell us who you think should fill the void.
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