England has named its 23-man squad for Russia 2018 World Cup on Wednesday. The squad which has the likes of Harry Kane, Raheem Sterling, Dele Alli and Ruben Loftus-Cheek, is believed to offer plenty of encouragement, says manager Gary Southgate.
“I believe this is a squad which we can be excited about,” said Southgate. “We have a lot of energy and athleticism in the team, but players that are equally comfortable in possession of the ball and I think people can see the style of play we’ve been looking to develop.
“It is a young group, but with some really important senior players so I feel the balance of the squad is good, both in terms of its experience, its character and also the positional balance,” he said.
Full list of England 23-man squad for Russia 2018 World Cup below.
Jack Butland, Jordan Pickford, Nick Pope
Trent Alexander-Arnold, Gary Cahill, Phil Jones, Harry Maguire, Danny Rose, John Stones, Kieran Trippier, Kyle Walker, Ashley Young
Eric Dier, Dele Alli, Jordan Henderson, Fabian Delph, Jesse Lingard, Ruben Loftus-Cheek
Harry Kane, Marcus Rashford, Raheem Sterling, Danny Welbeck, Jamie Vardy