Gareth Southgate has named his provisional England squad for this summer’s European Championship.
Southgate was due to name his 26-man squad on Tuesday, however late on Monday evening it was confirmed that the Three Lions would instead pick a larger group before whittling down the size on June 1.
The idea is to give more time to the likes of Kalvin Phillips, who got injured on the final day of the Premier League season, and to wait to see if there are any serious knocks from the Champions League final.
There has been a surprise call-up for Brighton’s Ben White, who has yet to earn an England cap, while Everton’s Ben Godfrey also gets the nod.
Trent Alexander-Arnold is named in the provisional 33 alongside club mate Jordan Henderson, who has been recovering from injury since March.
In attack, Ollie Watkins is included after his impressive end to the season but there is no room for Patrick Bamford.
Jesse Lingard makes the cut thanks to his exceptional form at West Ham in the latte part of the campaign but Dele Alli misses out after a mixed season at Tottenham.
Fikayo Tomori and James Maddison could potentially count themselves unlucky to miss the cut but 17-year-old Jude Bellingham is named after a breakout campaign at Borussia Dortmund.