Hodgson remains reluctant to select Man Utd defender Ferdinand

England coach Roy Hodgson is still reluctant to turn to Manchester United defender Rio Ferdinand after John Terry's international retirement.

England coach Roy Hodgson is still reluctant to turn to Manchester United defender Rio Ferdinand after John Terry's international retirement.

Ferdinand is the obvious alternative to Chelsea captain Terry but the England manager has never selected Ferdinand and what relationship they had has been soured by the saga involving Rio's brother Anton of QPR.

Sources close to the England manager say he remains reluctant to select Ferdinand, says the Daily Mail.

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