The Mirror says the Blues' starting XI in the Capital One Cup final did not contain an Englishman. And home-grown star Micah Richards is unwilling to sign a new contract after being frozen out of the first-team picture.
Joleon Lescott was left out at Wembley and the England defender is also likely to miss out on a World Cup place. He is set to leave this summer on a free transfer.
Jack Rodwell has been given limited chances since signing in August 2012.
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