In the wake of Saturday's quarter-final exit to
On Friday, Hodgson will reveal his squad for the
The England boss has previously stated an intention to use some players who were not central figures at
And it seems Sturridge, Bertrand and Cleverley - the latter duo are both uncapped - are in contention for a call-up.
"Most of them (GB players) are pretty much ready anyway, but one or two of the younger players like Bertrand and Sturridge and players like
"Let's hope the Olympic experience with Team GB has given them a better chance of staking a claim for a regular spot."
Other senior figures, including
"There will be players involved in that game who weren't part of the Euros and I'm sure
Hodgson watched Team GB in action twice during the Olympics.
He will also be at
"It's been more difficult than usual (to watch players) this year because the clubs have travelled so far," said Hodgson.
"Most of the top clubs have travelled to places like America,
"But we've done the best we can over the last couple of weeks before Friday's squad announcement and I will manage to see some matches.
"I will be relying on what we know about the players and using the information and the knowledge that we used before picking the Euro squad to pick a squad for this one."
It is hardly the FA's fault though.
As the only FIFA date prior to the opening World Cup qualifier against
"It's important to stress that there are something in the region of 38 games taking place on that date so most of the major teams in world football will be in action," said Club England managing director
"If we didn't take that game, we'd have one less preparation game than our rivals going into the qualifying games. If they're all playing then so should we.
"There is always this conjecture over the date of the game every year, and I can see it from the clubs' point of view. Their thoughts undoubtedly are looking forward to the start of the season, so this fixture comes right in the middle of it.
"Ultimately, whether England play or not, most of the clubs in the Premier League are going to be without their players who are representing the other countries who play that night.
"So, whilst I understand their position, from our side of things we don't want to put ourselves at a disadvantage by not playing."
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