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Trent Alexander-Arnold, Kieran Trippier, Jordan Henderson and Declan Rice

Paul Hollywood cooks up a Bake Off showdown

The Great British Bake Off judge Paul Hollywood took time out of the current series for a special trip to England’s training camp St George’s Park to task international stars Jordan Henderson, Declan Rice, Kieran Trippier and Trent Alexander-Arnold in a specially constructed version of the legendary Bake Off tent.

The four players, who have been selected as part of Gareth Southgate’s squad to take on Malta in the UEFA EURO qualifier match at Wembley on Friday, broadcast live on Channel 4, were challenged by the celebrity chef to bake and decorate a gingerbread man in the style of their favourite footballer of all time.

With just 35 minutes to complete the task, the ‘bakers’ were provided with ingredients and instructions to design, bake and decorate a gingerbread masterpiece which would judged by Hollywood to determine who would be crowned Star Baker.

Defensive midfielder Declan Rice chose John Terry, defender Trent Alexander-Arnold selected Steven Gerrard, midfielder Jordan Henderson went for Paul Gascoigne, whilst defender Kieran Trippier favoured Wayne Rooney.

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