England boss Fabio Capello is convinced he can successfully get Liverpool midfielder Steven Gerrard and Chelsea's Frank Lampard playing together.

The Daily Mail says Gerrard and Lampard will be paired in central midfield in a full practice match on Thursday as Fabio Capello prepares to change the England team which beat Croatia 4-1 last month.

It means Gareth Barry, so effective in Zagreb alongside Lampard, may miss Saturday's World Cup qualifier against Kazakhstan at Wembley, although he is likely to be restored to the starting line-up in Belarus a week tomorrow.