Could Johnson go to Brazil?
Could Johnson go to Brazil?.

England: Five questions that need to be answered (4)

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Between now and the end of the season, some squad player or a complete outsider like
Adam Johnson is going to go on a run of form that could put him in the starting XI.

The question for Hodgson, then, is whether he harnesses someone's purple patch and gives them a World Cup berth or whether he sticks with the same faces that served him well in qualifying.

It's a tough choice but it is always nice to have a joker in the pack that can do something surprising. Hodgson could do worse than pick at least one surprise selection.

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