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SportLiverpool trio named in Southgate's England squad

18:27  16 may  2019
18:27  16 may  2019 Source:   readsport.co

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Liverpool trio Trent Alexander-Arnold, Joe Gomez and Jordan Henderson have been named in the latest England squad . The Three Lions host USA in And Alexander-Arnold, Gomez and Henderson will join up with Gareth Southgate ’ s squad for the fixtures following Sunday’s Premier League clash

The Liverpool trio are part of Gareth Southgate ’ s 26-man selection for the meetings with Slovenia and Lithuania in Group F. The Three Lions need two points from the two fixtures to guarantee top spot in the section and with it their place at the 2018 tournament in Russia. England host Slovenia on Thursday

Liverpool trio named in Southgate's England squad © Michael Regan/Getty Images Sport Montenegro v England - UEFA EURO 2020 Qualifier

Jordan Henderson, Joe Gomez and Trent Alexander-Arnold have all been called up for Gareth Southgate’s 27-man squad ahead of the UEFA Nations League finals next month.

Southgate previously selected Henderson and Alexander-Arnold for the World Cup in Russia last summer, with Gomez missing out through injury.

The England manager will need to shorten the squad down to 23 players by 27 May.

Tottenham’s Harry Winks and Southampton’s Nathan Redmond are the surprise editions in the Three Lions squad.

Captain Harry Kane has been selected despite not playing since suffering an ankle injury.

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Curtis Jones, Elijah Dixon-Bonner and Luis Longstaff have been named in the England U17 squad for three friendlies later this month. The Reds trio have been picked by Young Lions boss Steve Cooper as he looks to bring through the next generation of future stars following last week' s victory at the U17

With Liverpool and Tottenham playing in the Champions League final and Chelsea and Arsenal playing in the Europa League final, Southgate will most likely be keeping an eye on his players and their injuries during these games.

England play the Netherlands on the 6 June at the Estadio D. Afonso Henriques over in Portugal, with Liverpool’s Virgil van Dijk and Gini Wijnaldum likely to be in the opposing squad.

England squad in full:

Goalkeepers

Jordan Pickford (Everton), Tom Heaton (Burnley), Jack Butland (Stoke City)

Defenders

Kyle Walker (Manchester City), John Stones (Manchester City), Danny Rose (Tottenham Hotspur), Harry Maguire (Leicester City), Kieran Trippier  (Tottenham Hotspur), Michael Keane (Everton), Ben Chilwell (Leicester City), Joe Gomez (Liverpool), Trent Alexander-Arnold (Liverpool)

Midfielders

Jordan Henderson (Liverpool), Eric Dier (Tottenham Hotspur), Dele Alli (Tottenham Hotspur), Ross Barkley (Chelsea), Jesse Lingard (Manchester United), Fabian Delph (Manchester City), Harry Winks (Tottenham Hotspur), Declan Rice (West Ham), James Ward-Prowse (Southampton)

Forwards

Raheem Sterling (Manchester City), Harry Kane (Tottenham Hotspur), Marus Rashford (Manchester United), Jadon Sancho (Borussia Dortmund), Callum Wilson (Bournemouth), Nathan Redmond (Southampton)

England include Kane but Trippier and Winks omitted from Nations League squad.
Gareth Southgate has omitted four players from his provisional 27-man squad for the Nations League Finals, but Harry Kane remains in.

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