World Cup 2014: Arnold Peralta out of Honduras squad

Rangers midfielder Arnold Peralta

Rangers midfielder Arnold Peralta has been ruled out of Honduras's World Cup squad because of a thigh injury.

He is replaced by Real Espana's Edder Delgado.

There are five British-based players in the 23-man squad, which will also face England in a friendly on Saturday.

Hull defender Maynor Figueroa, Stoke midfielder Wilson Palacios, Wigan duo Roger Espinoza and Juan Carlos Garcia and Celtic's Emilio Izaguirre are all selected.

Luis Fernando Suarez kept faith with with most of the regulars who saw the team through the Concacaf qualifiers.

In Brazil, Honduras will play France, Ecuador and Switzerland in Group E.

Goalkeepers: Noel Valladares, Donis Escober (both Olimpia), Luis Lopez (Real Espana).

Defenders: Brayan Beckeles (Olimpia), Emilio Izaguirre (Celtic), Juan Carlos Garcia (Wigan), Maynor Figueroa (Hull), Victor Bernardez (San Jose Earthquakes), Osman Chavez (Qingdao Janoon), Juan Pablo Montes (Motagua).

Midfielders: Edder Delgado (Real Espana), Luis Garrido (Olimpia), Roger Espinoza (Wigan), Jorge Claros (Motagua), Wilson Palacios (Stoke), Oscar Garcia (Houston Dynamo), Andy Najar (Anderlecht), Mario Martinez (Real Espana), Marvin Chavez (Chivas USA).

Strikers: Jerry Bengtson (New England Revolution), Jerry Palacios (Alajuelense), Carlo Costly (Real Espana), Rony Martinez (Real Sociedad).

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