TIM SHERWOOD has picked his dream England World Cup line up… with Raheem Sterling one of three regulars AXED from the XI.
The former Tottenham boss would have the 19-goal Three Lions forward on his bench.
And ruthless Sherwood, 53, has also snubbed Jordan Pickford from his starting line up.
Appearing on talkSPORT, Sherwood named Arsenal stopper Aaron Ramsdale in his team ahead of Pickford.
Ramsdale has impressed between the sticks this season, helping the Gunners top the Premier League with nine wins from 10 games.
But Pickford is still likely to be Gareth Southgate's first choice stopper.
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Sherwood has also surprisingly named Jack Grealish ahead of Sterling in his England team.
That's despite Grealish starting just three games in the Prem this campaign.
Sterling on the other hand has been a regular for Chelsea, and is one of the most experienced Three Lions in the squad.
Another shock omission is Arsenal starlet Bukayo Saka.
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Sherwood doesn't have the winger in his XI, despite the 21-year-old scoring four goals and providing four assists in just 10 Prem games this season.
Instead the Ex-Spurs gaffer would play Phil Foden off the right hand side, to fit in Grealish on the left.
Kieran Trippier is in at right-back, but Sherwood revealed he would pick Reece James if fit.
He also picked Luke Shaw over Ben Chilwell at left-back, and put Manchester City pair John Stones and Kyle Walker together in the heart of defence.
Although Walker is a World Cup doubt after having groin surgery earlier this month.
There is no room for Harry Maguire either, although the Manchester United skipper is also currently sidelined by a thigh injury picked up on England duty last month.
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