Trent Alexander-Arnold MAKES England’s Euros squad as Gareth Southgate names FOUR right-backs in his final 26-man line up for this summer’s tournament – and there’s a place for injury doubt Harry Maguire and 17-year-old Jude Bellingham!
- Gareth Southgate named Trent Alexander-Arnold in his final Euro 2020 squad
- Alexander-Arnold was joined by three other right-backs in the 26-man line-up
- Reece James, Kieran Trippier and Kyle Walker were also selected by Southgate
- Harry Maguire was also named in the squad despite concerns over his fitness
- 17-year-old Jude Bellingham also made the cut for this summer’s tournament
- Find out the latest Euro 2020 news including fixtures, live action and results here.
Trent Alexander-Arnold has made the squad for the European Championships – but Jesse Lingard, James Ward-Prowse and Ollie Watkins have been left out.
England manager Gareth Southgate has sleeted four recognised right-backs in his 26-man part for the European Championships
And the inclusion of Alexander-Arnold was the biggest call made by Southgate.
Liverpool star Trent Alexander-Arnold has been included in England’s squad for Euro 2020
England released Gareth Southgate’s 26-man squad for the tournament on Tuesday
The Liverpool defender’s place was in danger after he was axed from Southgate’s previous squad for the April internationals.
But the full-back has ended the season strongly and has worked his way back into the England manager’s squad for the tournament, Alexander-Arnold benefitting from UEFA’s decision to increase squad allowance from 23 to 26.
Elsewhere, as Sportsmail revealed this morning Lingard has been left behind – as has Ward-Prowse.
Watkins has also missed out while Ben Godfrey, Aaron Ramsdale and Ben White have also been told they won’t be need for the Euros.
Mason Greenwood pulled out through injury on Tuesday morning.
ENGLAND’S 26-MAN EUROS SQUAD
GOALKEEPERS: Dean Henderson (Manchester United), Sam Johnstone (West Bromwich Albion), Jordan Pickford (Everton)
DEFENDERS: Trent Alexander-Arnold (Liverpool), Ben Chilwell (Chelsea), Conor Coady (Wolverhampton Wanderers), Reece James (Chelsea), Harry Maguire (Manchester United), Tyrone Mings (Aston Villa), Luke Shaw (Manchester United), John Stones (Manchester City), Kieran Trippier (Atletico Madrid), Kyle Walker (Manchester City)
MIDFIELDERS: Jude Bellingham (Borussia Dortmund), Jordan Henderson (Liverpool), Mason Mount (Chelsea), Kalvin Phillips (Leeds United), Declan Rice (West Ham United)
FORWARDS: Dominic Calvert-Lewin (Everton), Phil Foden (Manchester City), Jack Grealish (Aston Villa), Harry Kane (Tottenham Hotspur), Marcus Rashford (Manchester United), Bukayo Saka (Arsenal), Jadon Sancho (Borussia Dortmund), Raheem Sterling (Manchester City)
There was however a place for Borussia Dortmund starlet Jude Bellingham. The 17-year-old was included as one of five midfield players and could become the youngest player to ever play at a Euros if he features for England.
Harry Maguire was also named despite missing Manchester United’s Europa League final defeat and currently still struggling with an ankle injury.
He was named alongside fellow centre-backs John Stones and Conor Coady.
There were no surprises in attack with Harry Kane, Marcus Rashford, Jadon Sancho, Raheem Sterling, Bukayo Saka, Phil Foden, Jack Grealish and Dominic Calvert-Lewin all securing places in Southgate’s 26-man squad.
England No 1 Jordan Pickford, meanwhile, was joined by Dean Henderson and West Brom’s Sam Johnstone as Southgate’s options between the sticks.
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