Hornets striker misses out

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Watford captain Troy Deeney has seen his hopes of an England call dashed after Gareth Southgate named his squad for next week.

Watford: Hornets striker misses out

The Three Lions are in action in a friendly against Germany followed by a World Cup qualifier with Lithuania at Wembley but, despite injury to Harry Kane, there is no room for Deeney.

Southgate has gone for just three strikers in Manchester United's Marcus Rashford, Leicester City's Jamie Vardy and Sunderland's veteran frontman Jermain Defoe.
Deeney can count himself unlucky after scoring more Premier League goals than Vardy this season, nine, which includes five in his last six games.