Now the World Cup may seem a long way away, but we all know how quickly a season can come and go.

Even at this early stage, players are desperate to impress manager Roy Hodgson, who has the unenviable task of picking a squad for next summer's tournament in Rio.

Already there are those staking a claim for a seat on the plane to Brazil, and here GMS looks at five potential surprise inclusions that Hodgson may choose to select.

Topics:
#World Cup
#Football
#Steven Caulker
#England Football
#Saido Berahino
#Adam Lallana