Southampton players Adam Lallana and Jay Rodriguez have been called up to the England squad for the two upcoming friendlies against Chile and Germany.

Rodriguez has been called up to potentially make his England debut as a replacement for the injured Danny Welbeck while Lallana was an unused substitute in the game against Ukraine back in June 2012. Southampton striker Rickie Lambert has also been called up for the two friendlies. 

Rodriguez, who can play as a wide forward or central striker, has impressed so far for Southampton so far this season. Being used mainly as a wide forward.

Lallana, who can play as a winger or a central-attacking midfielder, has also impressed in a Southampton team which currently occupies sixth position in the Premier League table having surprised many by beating Liverpool and drawing with Manchester United already this season.

Lambert has also been called up for another international appearance after the two goals he scored in his first three international appearances earlier this year.

Lallana, who is likely to be given some sort of run out, would give England an extra line of attack. Rodriguez - based on his early form - would also be an exceptional addition to the England strike force who have largely struggled to score against the top teams already this season. 

The first friendly is set to take place on November 15 (Chile) and the game against Germany will take place four days later. 

Write for GiveMeSport! Sign-up to the GMS Writing Academy here: http://gms.to/1a2u3KU

DISCLAIMER: This article has been written by a member of the GiveMeSport Writing Academy and does not represent the views of GiveMeSport.com or SportsNewMedia. The views and opinions expressed are solely that of the author credited at the top of this article. GiveMeSport.com and SportsNewMedia do not take any responsibility for the content of its contributors.

Topics:
Football
England Football
Southampton