Prior to England vs. Iran, the England manager takes a decision over the Chelsea three of Raheem Sterling, Mason Mount, and Conor Gallagher.
The Telegraph reports that Chelsea star Mason Mount will start for England against Iran in their World Cup opener.
Raheem Sterling, a winger for Chelsea, is also anticipated to start for England against Iran, but Conor Gallagher will have to make do with a bench spot.
Bukayo Saka, Mason Mount, and Raheem Sterling are reportedly positioned behind Harry Kane in England manager Gareth Southgate’s starting 4-2-3-1 formation.
Pickford; Trippier; Stone; Maguire; Shaw; Bellingham; Rice; Saka; Mount; Sterling; Kane; expected England lineup versus Iran (4-2-3-1).