“The Olympic Games is such a special sporting event and, for women’s football, one of the biggest stages to play.
“That is the goal, but we know it cannot happen if we don’t do our job in the Nations League. Until that is complete, it would not be right to talk any more about Team GB including speculation about players and any early preparations.”
England open their Nations League Group A1 fixtures by facing Scotland in Sunderland on Friday and then play Netherlands in Utrecht four days later, with Belgium also in the same pool.
Four group winners will advance to February’s Nations League finals, with the draw for the semi-finals to be made on December 11.
If France do not reach the Nations League final, the winners and runners-up will take the two other Olympic spots – if France are in the final, a spot would go to the third-placed team.
Great Britain have so far been in the women’s football tournament at the Olympics twice, at London 2012 and Tokyo 2021, being eliminated in the quarter-finals both times.
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