Sam Allardyce began his reign as England manager with a last minute victory against their main Group F competitors, Slovakia.
In his first game, the 61 year-old selected the majority of players who were involved for England at this summer’s European Championships, offering them a chance of redemption following an embarrassing campaign.
This meant that the likes of Joe Hart, Harry Kane and Raheem Sterling – who all had extremely disappointing summers – were given an immediate opportunity to banish the painful memories of the failings at that tournament.
However, after only managing to just get past a Slovakia side who had been reduced to ten-men, the ex-Sunderland boss may not be so kind with his selection next time around.
‘Big Sam’ did give one call-up to an uncapped player in his latest squad as he drafted in West Ham United’s in-form winger Michail Antonio.
The inclusion of Antonio demonstrates that the new England boss isn’t too afraid to shake things up if necessary and, with that in mind, here are five potential players who could get an England call-up for the next World Cup Qualifiers against Malta and Slovenia…