Official: England Euro Squad Announced


Gareth Southgate has named an expanded provisional England squad ahead of the Euro 2020 tournament.

With plenty of his players involved in European finals this week and a number of regulars facing a race against time to fit for the campaign, the Three Lions boss has opted to pick more than 30 players.

Trent Alexander-Arnold and Jesse Lingard are both in, while Aaron Ramsdale has been drafted in as a replacement for the injured Nick Pope.

With England sweating over the fitness of Manchester United skipper Harry Maguire, Brighton defender Ben White and Everton’s Ben Godfrey has been handed a first call-up.

White had an impressive first season in the Premier League in 2020/21, playing 36 games and showing a level of versatility that has caught Southgate’s eye.

The Three Lions have two pre-tournament friendly dates against Austria and Romania fast approaching, with a 26-man party needing to be settled on prior to those outings.

A final selection call will be made on June 1, ahead of a Euros opener against Croatia on the 13th of that month, with a number of hopefuls currently on the fringes of the fold set to be given an opportunity in training to prove their worth.

England’s provisional Euro 2020 squad in full:

Goalkeepers: Dean Henderson (Manchester United), Sam Johnstone (West Bromwich Albion), Jordan Pickford (Everton), Aaron Ramsdale (Sheffield United)

Defenders: Trent Alexander-Arnold (Liverpool), Ben Chilwell (Chelsea), Conor Coady (Wolverhampton Wanderers), Ben Godfrey (Everton), 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), Ben White (Brighton & Hove Albion)

Midfielders: Jude Bellingham (Borussia Dortmund), Jordan Henderson (Liverpool), Jesse Lingard (West Ham United, on loan from Manchester United), Mason Mount (Chelsea)**, Kalvin Phillips (Leeds United), Declan Rice (West Ham United), James Ward-Prowse (Southampton)

Forwards: Dominic Calvert-Lewin (Everton), Phil Foden (Manchester City), Jack Grealish (Aston Villa), Mason Greenwood (Manchester United), Harry Kane (Tottenham Hotspur), Marcus Rashford (Manchester United), Bukayo Saka (Arsenal), Jadon Sancho (Borussia Dortmund), Raheem Sterling (Manchester City), Ollie Watkins (Aston Villa)

England kick off their Euros campaign against Croatia on June 13, before a tasty clash with Scotland at Wembley five days later.

Their final Group D fixture comes against Czech Republic on 22 June.