Hart 9-2 to make Southgate's 23-man World Cup squad

Joe Hart has drifted out to 9-2 to make England’s 23-man World Cup squad after reports suggested the goalkeeper has been told he will not be on the plane to Russia.

The news means Burnley shot-stopper Nick Pope has been cut to 1-10 with some firms to get the nod from Gareth Southgate, who names his squad on Wednesday.

Goalkeepers Jordan Pickford and Jack Butland can each be found at a general 1-50 and Pickford is the odds-on 1-4 favourite with Sky Bet to start England’s opening game against Tunisia.

Among the outsiders to occupy the goalkeeping positions are Tom Heaton, who is a general 5-1 shot, and Alex McCarthy who is a best-priced 20-1.

Match in Focus

19:30 Fr 19Oct BT1

E Frankfurt v F Dusseldorf

Home WinDrawAway Win
Key stats
  • Both teams have scored in each of Frankfurt’s last eight matches
Expert verdict
These are worrying times for Fortuna Dusseldorf, who find themselves joint-last even though six of the opponents they have faced are in the Bundesliga’s bottom half. Eintracht Frankfurt, in contrast, are going well and their last two home matches resulted in 4-1 wins against Hannover and Lazio.



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