Rugby - Twelvetrees closing in on England debut

Uncapped Gloucester centre Billy Twelvetrees is in line to make his international debut against Scotland in the RBS 6 Nations on Saturday after being confirmed in England's 23-man matchday squad.

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With Manu Tuilagi out injured, Twelvetrees has been preferred to London Irish outside centre Jonathan Joseph.

Saracens wing David Strettle has also been included, which means no place in the squad for Northampton full-back Ben Foden. England head coach Stuart Lancaster will confirm his starting XV on Thursday.

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