West Ham United star Aaron Cresswell should have received an England call-up ahead of Tottenham Hotspur defender Danny Rose.
That’s according to a report from Sky Sports which compiled the Three Lions squad based on performances in the build-up to the selection.
West Ham hero Declan Rice was once again called up to the England squad at the weekend.
Cresswell snubbed for Tottenham’s wilting Rose despite stats
But he should have been joined by Hammers teammate Cresswell.
The Liverpudlian has been selected by Gareth Southgate in the past.
Leicester City’s Ben Chilwell is the undisputed first choice left-back for England at the moment.
But West Ham fullback Cresswell was overlooked in favour of Tottenham’s Rose.
That’s despite wildly contrasting form for both players ahead of the latest squad announcement.
Power rankings give Hammer the nod over Spurs man
England play back-to-back Euro 2020 qualifiers away to Czech Republic and Bulgaria on Friday and Monday.
And Cresswell should have been in the squad instead of Tottenham’s Rose – the man he replaced as a substitute when he made his debut for England against Spain.
That’s according to the Sky Sports report which uses detailed ‘power rankings’ to determine the form of every Premier League player.
Cresswell had two goals in as many games and has been a key player for a West Ham side that was unbeaten in six at the time the latest squad was named on Friday.
West Ham wait on Cresswell update
Rose meanwhile has been part of a Spurs squad that has endured not only a woeful start to the season, but suffered more defeats than any other side in 2019.
That culminated in Tottenham shipping 10 goals in two games last week as Mauricio Pochettino’s side famously lost 7-2 to Bayern Munich before a 3-0 defeat at Brighton.
Whether Cresswell would have been fit enough to join up with the squad had he been selected is another thing.
The defender limped off against Crystal Palace on Saturday as West Ham let a 1-0 slip to lose 2-1.