Published: Fri, May 11, 2018
Sport | By Kayla Schwartz

Southgate To Name England's 23-Man Russia 2018 Squad On Wednesday

Southgate To Name England's 23-Man Russia 2018 Squad On Wednesday

England manager Gareth Southgate will name his squad for the World Cup next Wednesday.

According to standard.co.uk, Southgate will submit a 35-man list on Monday before narrowing it to down two days later to the 23 that will travel to the finals. The following day Southgate will face the media to discuss the squad announcement at Wembley.

He'll then need to decide if he wishes to include the 19-year-old in the final 23-man squad to fly out to Russian Federation for the tournament, and he'll make that decision on Wednesday. Already, Southgate has already been forced to rule Liverpool duo Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain and Joe Gomez out of his plans.

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Alexander-Arnold has impressed in Liverpool's march to the Champions League final and trained with England before the friendly against Holland in March.

Already an global at U21 level, Alexander-Arnold's form for his club has resulted in him being touted as a potential inclusion in Gareth Southgate's party for the upcoming World Cup in Russian Federation.

They kick off their World Cup campaign against Tunisia on 18 June in Volgograd and also face group matches against Belgium and Panama.

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