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Major Injury Boost For England With Squad Update Ahead Of Argentina Clash

England have released a squad update ahead of their opening November international with Argentina next Saturday.

The Red Rose will take on the Pumas, but are handicapped with a host of injuries. However, Eddie Jones has received some positive news with the announcement that Elliot Daly is linking up with the squad.

AUCKLAND, NEW ZEALAND - JULY 08: Elliot Daly of the Lions celebrates after kicking a long range penalty during the Test match between the New Zealand All Blacks and the British & Irish Lions at Eden Park on July 8, 2017 in Auckland, New Zealand. (Photo by David Rogers/Getty Images)

The Lions back is a major addition to the side, and this comes as a significant boost as they look to get their season off to the best possible start.

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

England squad to face Argentina:

Backs

Full backs
Mike Brown (Harlequins), Elliot Daly (Wasps), Jonny May (Leicester Tigers), Semesa Rokoduguni (Bath Rugby), Denny Solomona (Sale Sharks), Anthony Watson (Bath Rugby)

Inside backs
Danny Care (Harlequins), Owen Farrell (Saracens), George Ford (Leicester Tigers), Piers Francis (Northampton Saints), Jonathan Joseph (Bath Rugby), Alex Lozowski (Saracens), Henry Slade (Exeter Chiefs), Ben Youngs (Leicester Tigers)

Forwards

Back five
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 Rugby)*, Chris Robshaw (Harlequins), Sam Simmonds (Exeter Chiefs), Sam Underhill (Bath Rugby).

Front row
Dan Cole (Leicester Tigers), Tom Dunn (Bath Rugby), Ellis Genge (Leicester Tigers), Jamie George (Saracens), Dylan Hartley (Northampton Saints), Mako Vunipola (Saracens), Harry Williams (Exeter Chiefs)

*Apprentice player

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