Former Everton and Tottenham striker Gary Lineker has called on broadcasters Sky and BT Sport to help England.

Liverpool play Manchester United while Arsenal host Tottenham on Saturday August 31, six days before England take on Moldova then Ukraine in a vital double-header.

Lineker urged broadcasters Sky and BT Sport to keep the fixtures on Saturday - rather than move them to Sunday or even Monday TV slots - to give the squad more time to prepare for the games at Wembley and in Kiev.

He tweeted: