POLL: Which defenders make Ange's 23-man squad?

Ange Postecoglou looks set to continue with a back three for the Caltex Socceroos’ last two FIFA World Cup qualifiers against Japan and Thailand.

The Socceroos boss named six central defenders in his initial 30-man squad on Tuesday, including two new faces who missed the FIFA Confederations Cup.

SQUAD: 30-man Caltex Socceroos squad named for upcoming WCQs

Which defenders do you think should make next week's final 23? Vote in the poll at the bottom of the page. 

Matthew Jurman

The ex-Sydney FC man has earned his first senior call-up after a superb campaign in the K-League with Suwon Bluewings. Is match-fit, in form and with a strong left foot will provide great balance to the defence.

Matt Jurman for Suwon Bluewings

Matthew Spiranovic

Hasn’t featured in 2017 due to injury but is back to fitness playing in China’s second division with Hangzhou Greentown.

Matthew Spiranovic returns to the Caltex Socceroos squad following injury.

Trent Sainsbury

One of Australia’s best performers at the FIFA Confederations Cup, although he hasn’t played a competitive match since the Caltex Socceroos’ exploits in Russia.

Caltex Socceroos defender Trent Sainsbury clears the danger in the opening group game against Germany at the FIFA Confederations Cup.

Milos Degenek

The Japanese-based defender is a regular in Ange’s squads these days and is playing regularly with Yokohama F. Marinos.

Milos Degenek on the ball during Australia's 3-2 loss to Germany.

Bailey Wright

Enjoyed a strong start to the season in the Championship with Bristol City, where he is the skipper. Played a full 90 minutes in the 2-1 loss to Birmingham City last weekend.

New captain Bailey Wright lead Bristol City to a win on the opening weekend of the English Championship season.

Ryan McGowan

McGowan is one of the more experienced members of the squad with 20 caps to his name. He’s currently at Chinese Super League club Guizhou Zhicheng although hasn’t featured in the last few CSL matches. 

Caltex Socceroos Ryan McGowan and Mark Milligan in Jeddah.

Which defenders will make the final 23-man Caltex Socceroos squad?