England 2022 World Cup squad: When will Gareth Southgate announce his squad list for Qatar?

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Crystal Palace’s Eberechi Eze and Michael Olise have choices to make over which country to represent at international level, but are certainly exciting.

Everton defender Ben Godfrey could have an outside chance if he has better luck with injury.

There will be calls for Leicester City’s James Maddison to be given a second chance after an impressive league season. Marcus Rashford was once one of Southgate’s trusted players but needs to get back into shape.

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Morgan Gibbs-White, Jacob Ramsey and Tariq Lamptey will likely face too much competition. Lamptey is said to be evaluating an offer from Ghana.

How many players are England allowed to take?

Squads for Euro 2020 have been increased to 26 players due to Covid concerns. We are expected to return to 23-man squads in Qatar, although a final decision remains to be made.

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Teams are expected to initially name a larger squad, which can have up to 35 players, before a few unlucky ones are told they missed the cut for the final squad which includes three goalkeepers .

At the 2018 World Cup, Southgate picked five additional players on standby.

What was England’s team at the last World Cup?

Goalkeepers: Jordan Pickford, Jack Butland, Nick Pope

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Defenders: Kyle Walker, Trent-Alexander Arnold Kieran Trippier, John Stones, Harry Maguire, Gary Cahill, Phil Jones, Danny Rose, Ashley Young

Midfielders: Jordan Henderson, Eric Dier, Fabian Delph, Dele Alli, Jesse Lingard, Ruben Loftus-Cheek

Forwards: Harry Kane, Raheem Sterling, Danny Welbeck, Marcus Rashford

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