Eddie Jones Names England Squad For Argentina Test

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England head coach Eddie Jones has called up 33 players ahead of the first Test of their end-of-year series, against Argentina on Saturday.

The Australian has been boosted by the return of Lions star Elliot Daly, who missed the trip to Portugal with a knee problem, while Bath youngster Zach Mercer keeps his place in the squad as an apprentice.

Harlequins starlet Marcus Smith hasn’t been included however, as he has will continue his treatment with his club after picking up a foot injury while training in Portugal.

England’s forward pack will train against Wales in Bristol tomorrow morning before travelling back to Pennyhill Park in the afternoon to continue their preparation with the rest of the squad.

England squad:

Forwards: Tom Curry (Sale Sharks), Charlie Ewels (Bath Rugby), Nathan Hughes (Wasps), Nick Isiekwe (Saracens), Maro Itoje (Saracens), George Kruis (Saracens), Joe Launchbury (Wasps), Courtney Lawes (Northampton Saints), Zach Mercer (Bath)*, Chris Robshaw (Harlequins), Sam Simmonds (Exeter Chiefs), Sam Underhill (Bath),Dan Cole (Leicester Tigers), Tom Dunn (Bath), Ellis Genge (Leicester Tigers), Jamie George (Saracens), Dylan Hartley (Northampton Saints), Mako Vunipola (Saracens), Harry Williams (Exeter Chiefs)

Backs: Mike Brown (Harlequins), Elliot Daly (Wasps), Jonny May (Leicester Tigers), Semesa Rokoduguni (Bath), Denny Solomona (Sale Sharks), Anthony Watson (Bath), Danny Care (Harlequins), Owen Farrell (Saracens), George Ford (Leicester Tigers), Piers Francis (Northampton Saints), Jonathan Joseph (Bath), Alex Lozowski (Saracens), Henry Slade (Exeter Chiefs), Ben Youngs (Leicester Tigers)

*Apprentice player

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