Henry Slade has been dominated out of England’s Guinness Six Nations opener towards Scotland at Twickenham with a hip damage.
Slade picked up the knock throughout Exeter’s recreation towards Castres final weekend and has not recovered sufficiently to be thought-about for choice, however Jamie George is included within the squad forward of the Calcutta Cup conflict on February 4.
The Saracens hooker was initially withdrawn from the group after he was concussed of their defeat to Edinburgh final weekend. He will proceed to work by means of his graduated return-to-play protocols.
Anthony Watson has additionally been recalled following damage, England Rugby confirmed in a squad replace issued on Sunday night.
England head coach Steve Borthwick mentioned: “This is a very important week for us as we prepare for our first game against Scotland.
“We know that Scotland are an excellent side with a great coaching team led by Gregor Townsend.
“They’re a settled squad who have been together a long time and have dominated this fixture in recent seasons.
“They will be coming to Twickenham full of confidence. We know we have a lot of work to do. The team trained very hard last week and are ready to go again this week.
“We can’t wait to run out at Twickenham again in front of our incredible supporters.”
Forwards: Ollie Chessum, Dan Cole, Ben Curry, Alex Dombrandt, Tom Dunn, Ben Earl, Ellis Genge, Jamie George, Joe Heyes, Jonny Hill, Nick Isiekwe, Maro Itoje, Lewis Ludlam, David Ribbans, Bevan Rodd, Sam Simmonds, Kyle Sinckler, Mako Vunipola, Jack Walker, Jack Willis
Backs: Owen Farrell, Tommy Freeman, Ollie Hassell-Collins, Dan Kelly, Ollie Lawrence, Max Malins, Joe Marchant, Alex Mitchell, Cadan Murley, Fin Smith, Marcus Smith, Freddie Steward, Manu Tuilagi, Jack van Poortvliet, Anthony Watson, Ben Youngs.