Liverpool's Stewart Downing had widely been expected to take the role on the left of midfield in Donetsk, but instead Roy Hodgson is understood to have gone with the Arsenal man.
It will be Oxlade-Chamberlain's second start for his country, but his first-ever appearance in a competitive match.
The other issues apparently resolved see Manchester City's James Milner on the right of midfield ahead of Theo Walcott, and up-front Danny Welbeck is preferred to Andy Carroll, with Ashley Young playing a supporting role.
The back four is as expected with Glen Johnson, Ashley Cole, John Terry and Joleon Lescott lining up.
The central midfield is Scott Parker alongside captain Steven Gerrard.
England probable line-up v France: Hart; Johnson, Terry, Lescott, Cole; Milner, Parker, Gerrard, Oxlade-Chamberlain; Young; Welbeck.
Bayern Munich are kings of Germany and hope to be crowned kings of Europe at Wembley later this month!
adidas has added some color to the Predator line with this new colorway. Released on May 17. Be the first to own a pair.
Ajax has released their away soccer jersey for the 2013/14 season. Get in the Gear.
Chelsea won the Europa League on Wednesday. The Blues defeated Benfica 2-1 on injury time goal from Ivanovic.
Borussia Dortmund hears Wembley Calling and are headed to London for the Champions League final.
The Juventus jersey for the 2013/14 was released earlier this week. Be the first to wear the colors of the Old Lady.
The adidas Nitrocharge is the most talked about new cleat in years. It was released on May 15 and will take your pitch by storm.
The push for more color on their cleats, adidas has added the infrared colorway to the adiZero f50 Line.
The new PUMA evoSPEED 1.2 FG. A great new soccer cleat with classic look and first time for PUMA to be on the cleat.
The Liverpool 2013/14 soccer jersey is available for pre-order. The Reds are eager to compete for silver next season.