‘Gerrard hopes to gain from Barry return’

England captain Steven Gerrard said he is looking forward to playing a more advanced role against Algeria following Gareth Barry’s return to the first XI.

Barry has shaken off an ankle injury and will anchor the England midfield in their second World Cup game on Friday.

“I should imagine I will play in a more forward and attacking role and that suits me,” said the midfielder.

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