Due to an injury, Arsenal defender Ben White has been ruled out of the squad of England for the summer international break.
England and Arsenal defender was in contention for being on the international duty in the UEFA Nations League but due to his hamstring injury, the 24-year-old is now been ruled out of the Three Lions squad.
Who gets in the England squad for UEFA Nations League following the exclusion of Ben White?
Ben White, the 24-year-old, who has represented his country on four occasions, was expected to join the squad for the forthcoming UEFA Nations League matches.
White, however, was forced to withdraw from the England squad on Monday owing to a hamstring injury suffered near the end of the season. White’s rehabilitation at Arsenal will continue as he focuses on his long-term conditioning.
The majority of England’s squad gathered at St George’s Park on Monday, including first-time call-ups Jarrod Bowen and James Justin. Bowen of West Ham United and James Justin of Leicester City will be looking to make their first senior appearances for the Three Lions.
Meanwhile, Trent Alexander-Arnold, Raheem Sterling, Kieran Trippier, and James Ward-Prowse are the four players who are yet to join the squad. These four players were expected to arrive at St George’s Park on Tuesday ahead of Nations League fixtures lined up. The Nations League 2022 will see its inaugural on 1st June, Wednesday. To start the tournament Poland will take on Wales.
England will kick off their Nations League campaign against Hungary on 4th June, Saturday. Thereafter, the Three Lions will also face Germany and Euro 2020 champions Italy on the 7th and 11th of June respectively.
England players will end their June’s International Break by facing Hungary again on the 14th of June, Tuesday. Thereafter, all players will be back with their clubs for pre-season training and fixtures.
England’s squad for the upcoming international Break:
Goalkeepers: Jordan Pickford (Everton), Nick Pope (Burnley), Aaron Ramsdale (Arsenal)
Defenders: Trent Alexander-Arnold (Liverpool), Conor Coady (Wolverhampton Wanderers), Marc Guéhi (Crystal Palace), Reece James (Chelsea), James Justin (Leicester City) Harry Maguire (Manchester United), John Stones (Manchester City), Fikayo Tomori (AC Milan), Kieran Trippier (Newcastle United), Kyle Walker (Manchester City).
Midfielders: Jude Bellingham (Borussia Dortmund), Conor Gallagher (Crystal Palace, loan from Chelsea), Mason Mount (Chelsea), Kalvin Phillips (Leeds United), Declan Rice (West Ham United), James Ward-Prowse (Southampton).
Forwards: Tammy Abraham (AS Roma), Jarrod Bowen (West Ham United), Phil Foden (Manchester City), Jack Grealish (Manchester City), Harry Kane (Tottenham Hotspur), Bukayo Saka (Arsenal), Raheem Sterling (Manchester City).