Leeds United's Ross Killock questions England's starting line-up against Slovenia

One of Leeds United's young prospects was unsure why Southampton's Nathaniel Clyne and Arsenal's Theo Walcott did not make England's starting line-up.

Leeds United youngster Ross Killock has taken to Twitter to question the England starting line-up for their match against Slovenia this weekend.

Three Lions manager Roy Hodgson picked Manchester United’s Phil Jones at right-back and Tottenham Hotspur’s Andros Townsend on the wing, but Killock questioned why two other players were only on the bench.

“Why aren’t (Nathaniel) Clyne and (Theo) Walcott playing?” the Leeds player wrote on the social media site, and considering how well both have performed recently it is easy to understand Killock’s confusion.

Clyne was arguably the best right-back in the country for much of last season while Walcott came back with a bang for Arsenal following a long-term injury.

But both players had to make do with a place on the bench in the Euro 2016 qualifying match that ended England’s season.

Killock himself is a centre-back who will be hoping for a chance to impress new Leeds manager Uwe Rosler next season. But for now he was clearly focused on cheering on his country, and asking the question others are likely to have been pondering themselves prior to kick-off.

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