Sunderland-born Liverpool star Jordan Henderson tipped to replace Wayne Rooney against Slovakia

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England boss Roy Hodgson has been tipped to ring the changes for England’s crunch Euro 2016 clash against Slovakia tonight.

And it could mean a first appearance in the competition for former Sunderland star Jordan Henderson.

Henderson and Rooney at the Stadium of Light

Henderson and Rooney at the Stadium of Light

The Liverpool midfielder looks set to replace England captain Wayne Rooney in midfield tonight as part of six changes Hodgson is reportedly planning.

Sunderland-born Henderson – who started England’s game against Australia at the Stadium of Light last month – could feature in a midfield three alongside Eric Dier and Jack Wilshere, while Daniel Sturridge and Jamie Vardy look set to line up in attack.

Reports also suggest that Hodgson will change his two full-backs, with Nathaniel Clyne and Ryan Bertrand set for starts as the England head coach looks to rotate his squad and rest players, despite not being guaranteed qualification yet.