As England stutter to what should be another appearance at a World Cup finals next year in Brazil, a lot will be made of the youngsters ready to step up to the big time and ultimately replace ageing stars such as Steven Gerrard and Frank Lampard in the future.

Roy Hodgson seems willing to put faith in younger players and if the Three Lions cement their place for 2014 in the next two qualifiers, there could be some exciting young inclusions in the squad come May.

With that in mind, GMS looks at five young stars who could be on the plane to Brazil and also become fixtures in the England side for years to come.

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