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Cahill relishing Poland clash

Gary Cahill has told The FA’s official website that he is looking forward to this evening’s crucial World Cup qualifier at Wembley, where England take on Poland.

The Chelsea defender is in line to win his 21st full international cap this evening, and is set to come up against one of the hottest properties in European football – reported Blues transfer target Robert Lewandowski.

Over the past six England games, Cahill has formed a solid partnership with Everton’s Phil Jagielka, keeping clean sheets against Ukraine and Moldova in that time.

Another shut out tonight will give Roy Hodgson’s men the chance to grab the three points needed to guarantee their place at the final’s in Brazil next summer.

If England fail to win, they will almost certainly have to go through the play-offs with second place Ukraine facing Group H whipping boys San Marino.

Meanwhile, Kevin De Bruyne has insisted that he is not on the verge of moving away from Stamford Bridge, ESPN understands.

The Belgium international has been linked with a return to the Bundesliga, where he enjoyed a successful stint last season, after being frozen out of Jose Mourinho’s first team following a poor performance against Swindon Town in the League Cup last month.