Freddie Burns called up to England squad to replace Toby Flood
Gloucester fly-half Freddie Burns has been called up to the England squad as an injury replacement for Toby Flood ahead of Saturday's game against New Zealand.
His Cherry and White team-mate Nick Wood has also joined England as precautionary cover for Alex Corbisiero.
England coach Stuart Lancaster said: "Freddie has been in for two of the last three weeks (as injury cover for Jordan Turner-Hall) so we know what he can bring and Nick Wood will provide cover as we manage Alex's knee at the start of the week.
"Toby Flood's toe has been re-examined and there is no bone broken but we will need to see how it settles down over the next 24 hours."
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Narrow defeats to Australia and South Africa have left England facing the prospect of finishing their autumn campaign with just a solitary win against Fiji.Bath winger Tom Biggs has also been called up, to replace Ugo Monye, who remains at Harlequins for treatment on a calf injury.
The England Squad preparing for New Zealand.
Forwards (20): Mouritz Botha (Saracens), Dan Cole (Leicester Tigers), Alex Corbisiero (London Irish), James Haskell (London Wasps), Phil Dowson (Northampton Saints), Dylan Hartley (Northampton Saints), Tom Johnson (Exeter Chiefs), Joe Launchbury (London Wasps), Courtney Lawes (Northampton Saints), Ben Morgan (Gloucester Rugby), Tom Palmer (London Wasps), Geoff Parling (Leicester Tigers), David Paice (London Irish), Chris Robshaw (Harlequins, capt), Mako Vunipola (Saracens), Thomas Waldrom (Leicester Tigers), David Wilson (Bath Rugby), Nick Wood (Gloucester Rugby), Tom Wood (Northampton Saints), Tom Youngs (Leicester Tigers).
Backs (14): Chris Ashton (Saracens), Brad Barritt (Saracens), Tom Biggs (Bath Rugby), Mike Brown (Harlequins), Freddie Burns (Gloucester Rugby), Danny Care (Harlequins), Lee Dickson (Northampton Saints), Owen Farrell (Saracens), Toby Flood (Leicester Tigers), Alex Goode (Saracens), Jonathan Joseph (London Irish), Charlie Sharples (Gloucester Rugby),
Manusamoa Tuilagi (Leicester Tigers), Ben Youngs (Leicester Tigers)