Peter Reid says Liverpool duo Milner and Sturridge should start for England

England's James Milner in action with Portugal's Andre Gomes

The Liverpool duo are part of the England squad heading to Euro 2016.

England's James Milner in action with Portugal's Andre GomesEngland's James Milner in action with Portugal's Andre Gomes

Speaking to Sky Sports, former Everton midfielder Peter Reid says Liverpool duo James Milner and Daniel Sturridge should start for England.

There is much debate about how England should line up at Euro 2016 this summer, with it unknown what formation Roy Hodgson will go for.

Many believe he should elect to pick a diamond formation to utilise the attacking threat of Harry Kane and Jamie Vardy, as well as get captain Wayne Rooney into the team.

England's Daniel Sturridge in action with Portugal's Jose FonteEngland's Daniel Sturridge in action with Portugal's Jose Fonte

Reid though, doesn’t agree with that, instead believing that the Three Lions should go with a 4-2-3-1 formation.

In that selection he believes Liverpool duo Milner and Sturridge should be starters, with the striker starting in a right wing position.

“I would go with Hart in goal. Across the back it's going to be Walker, Smalling, Cahill and Rose,” he told Sky Sports.

‘I'd go with Milner and Dier. The three in front of him, Dele Alli has got to play on the left side, Rooney I'd play in there, and on the right side, I'd go with Sturridge.”

"Up front I'm sorry to say Vardy would miss out and I'd go with Kane but we've got a lot of exciting and talented players on the bench."

England manager Roy HodgsonEngland manager Roy Hodgson

It will certainly be interesting to see what formation Hodgson elects to go with at the Euros given his options available to him.

A diamond formation seems the most logical, although if the 1-0 win over Portugal on Thursday is anything to go by, that may not be the best option.

That line up saw Hodgson using all of his options to little effect, and perhaps he will have to sacrifice someone like Jamie Vardy to find an effective strategy for success.

England's Jamie Vardy in actionEngland's Jamie Vardy in action

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