Leicester centre Manu Tuilagi and London Irish winger Marland Yarde have been included in a 32-man England squad that will train together this week ahead of the Six Nations clash with Wales this weekend.
Tuilagi came through 69 minutes of action for the Tigers against the Falcons at the weekend, while Yarde has one full appearance and one substitute appearance to his name since returning from an injury suffered in the autumn.
Other players also named in the squad to train this week are Gloucester fly-half Freddie Burns and openside Matt Kvesic, Saracens wing Chris Ashton, Leicester scrum-half Ben Youngs and Exeter flanker Tom Johnson.
With Billy Vunipola injured, Ben Morgan is the only recognised no.8 in the squad, with Kvesic and Johnson set to fight it out for a spot on the bench.
England squad preparing to face Wales:
Forwards (16): David Attwood, Dylan Hartley, Matt Kvesic, Tom Johnson, Joe Launchbury, Courtney Lawes, Joe Marler, Ben Morgan, Matt Mullan, Chris Robshaw, Ed Slater, Henry Thomas, Mako Vunipola, David Wilson, Tom Wood, Tom Youngs.
Backs (18): Chris Ashton, Brad Barritt, Mike Brown, Freddie Burns, Luther Burrell, Danny Care, Lee Dickson, Kyle Eastmond, Owen Farrell, George Ford, Alex Goode, Jonny May, Jack Nowell, Manusamoa Tuilagi, Billy Twelvetrees, Anthony Watson, Marland Yarde, Ben Youngs.
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