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Hodgson: Cleverley can be England's Cesc

September 9, 2012
By ESPN staff
Roy Hodgson believes midfielder Tom Cleverley can have a similar impact for England to the one Cesc Fabregas has had in the same role for world and European champions Spain.

Cleverley is again set to play a supporting role behind either Jermaine Defoe or Danny Welbeck in the absence of the injured Wayne Rooney against Ukraine at Wembley on Tuesday evening.

Fabregas played a similar role in Spain's strikerless march to glory at Euro 2012 this summer. And Hodgson says it is a ...

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