England squad training ahead of Ukraine European qualifiers

Eberechi Eze got his first phone and Lewis Dunk He returned four and a half years after his only hat as a clown. Gareth South Gate He selected the England squad for the June qualifiers.

from the start euro 2024 Participating in the qualifiers with a win against Italy and Ukraine, Group C continues with a double-head match against Malta and North Macedonia next month.

Southgate has selected a 25-man roster made up of high-profile underdogs Eric Dier and Raheem Sterling, and Crystal Palace midfielder Eze, the only striker in the group.

Brighton captain Dunk is back for the first time since making his debut against the United States in November 2018.

callum wilsonTyrone Mings, Sam Johnstone and Trent Alexander-Arnold also returned to the group.


Toney was also backed by Southgate and provided a possible return path to the England squad.

The manager said the Brentford striker still has a chance to play in the Euro next summer.

“Yes, of course he can play in the Euro),” Southgate said.

“It’s not ideal because you’re going to miss most of the season and you don’t know how to fit and play physically after that kind of period.

“But it’s possible for him. There would still be time. He really impressed us with the way he played and I love his personality.

“I love his faith and the way he does his job. So I think anything is still possible with him.”

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Southgate expressed concern over Toney’s eight-month ban on gambling offenses, particularly regarding the striker’s well-being.

I talked to him. By the way, I don’t know if this is allowed,” the England manager said as Toney was suspended from all football-related activities.

“If not, they can ban me and not add to his. Look, it’s forbidden. It is what it is. I think he accepted the accepted punishment. What bothers me is that we have to look at people.

“Right now, what is he doing to get in shape? How can we give him a structure in the next few months where he can improve himself or eventually become a better person or have experiences he couldn’t have?

“I don’t like the idea of ​​leaving someone alone so they’re not allowed to be a part of the football community. I don’t think we should work like this, I don’t think the best rehabilitation programs will work like that.

“But he knows we picked him because we thought he should be allowed to play until he’s offensive. If he plays well when he comes back, we’ll get him.

“It’s not going to have an impact, but I think it will have additional motivation from what he’s been through. I think he’s a tough guy with a great character and we’re here to support him.”

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England are significantly higher than their rivals in the upcoming international break in the FIFA world rankings, but Southgate has chosen a strong squad.

When asked about the decision reported by the PA, he said: “We played North Macedonia twice at home and never beat them. To be the best team, if we want to be European champions, we have to beat the big games and make sure we beat the complex ones, as we did in March.

“This is a good test of commitment and togetherness. This group doesn’t want to disappoint each other. We want to keep moving forward as a team.”

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Southgate was quoted by PA about her decision to call Eze: “We’ve loved her for a long time. I think he finished the season really strong. He can play several positions on the offensive line.

“He’s a goal threat, has good speed and ability to pass people, and can take people out of the game with his dribbling skills. We look forward to seeing him a little closer.”

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Southgate said at a press conference about his decision to leave Sterling out: “I spoke to him a week or so ago – general information.

“He is physically dissatisfied because he has a hamstring problem. He really didn’t care.

“We haven’t gotten to the point of whether it should be inside or outside. He doesn’t think he’s operating at the level he needs.”

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Raheem Sterling was one of the high-profile names left out of Southgate’s 25-man roster.

Sterling, who has played 82 times, has had a tough first season since signing from Manchester City to Chelsea.

A representative of the striker told the PA news agency: “After a private discussion between the coach and the player, it was a joint decision for Raheem Sterling to stay away from the upcoming international players and instead focus on improving his body as he prepares for next season.”

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Lewis Dunk was recalled by Southgate, who last played for England in 2018, but has impressed Brighton as they contemplate European football next season.

Tyrone Mings, who last played in March 2022, is also returning to the squad.

In Nick Pope’s absence, Sam Johnstone was brought back to the Three Lions team.

Kalvin Phillips remains in Gareth Southgate’s squad despite his limited participation at Manchester City this season.

The 27-year-old made only 26 appearances in this campaign, seven of them for England.

Phillips has found his opportunities at City to be severely limited – with just one Premier League start and only nine comebacks from the bench.

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Set: Goalkeepers: Sam Johnstone (Crystal Palace), Jordan Pickford (Everton), Aaron Ramsdale (Arsenal)

Defenders: Trent Alexander-Arnold (Liverpool), Lewis Dunk (Brighton & Hove Albion), Marc Guehi (Crystal Palace), Harry Maguire (Manchester United), Tyrone Mings (Aston Villa), Luke Shaw (Manchester United), John Stones ( Manchester City), Kieran Trippier (Newcastle United), Kyle Walker (Manchester City)

Midfielders: Jude Bellingham (Borussia Dortmund), Eberechi Eze (Crystal Palace), Conor Gallagher (Chelsea), Jordan Henderson (Liverpool), Kalvin Phillips (Manchester City), Declan Rice (West Ham United)

Forwards: Phil Foden (Manchester City), Jack Grealish (Manchester City), Harry Kane (Tottenham Hotspur), James Maddison (Leicester City), Marcus Rashford (Manchester United), Bukayo Saka (Arsenal), Callum Wilson (Newcastle United)

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Nick Pope was excluded from the England squad for the matches against Malta and North Macedonia.

The Newcastle goalkeeper has made 10 appearances for England since his debut in 2018.

Pope went to the Qatar World Cup in the winter, but was an unused substitute in England’s quarter-final journey.

Eberechi Eze received his first call to the A team, who previously played at both the under-20 and under-21 level.

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