England manager Gareth Southgate has announced his 28-man squad for the upcoming matches of UEFA Nations League 2022 in September. After a good phase of club football, it is time for international football in September. England have to play against Italy and Germany in their campaign of UEFA Nations League 2022. Brentford striker Ivan Toney has earned his first call up to the England squad while Tottenham Hotspur defender Eric Dier also returned to the England squad. Let’s take a look at England Squad for UEFA Nations League 2022 matches against Italy and Germany.
England UEFA Nations League 2022 Squad
Goalkeepers: Dean Henderson (Nottingham Forest, loan from Manchester United), Nick Pope (Newcastle United), Aaron Ramsdale (Arsenal)
Defenders: Trent Alexander-Arnold (Liverpool), Ben Chilwell (Chelsea), Conor Coady (Everton, loan from Wolverhampton Wanderers), Eric Dier (Tottenham Hotspur), Marc Guéhi (Crystal Palace), Reece James (Chelsea), Harry Maguire (Manchester United), Luke Shaw (Manchester United), John Stones (Manchester City), Fikayo Tomori (AC Milan), Kieran Trippier (Newcastle United), Kyle Walker (Manchester City)
Midfielders: Jude Bellingham (Borussia Dortmund), Mason Mount (Chelsea), Kalvin Phillips (Manchester City), 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 (Chelsea), Ivan Toney (Brentford)
Key takeaways from England UEFA Nations League 2022 Squad
- Brentford striker Ivan Toney earned his first England call-up for Nations League.
- Manchester United winger Jadon Sancho misses out due to plenty of forwards available for Southgate.
- Harry Maguire has been selected despite struggling for a position in Manchester United.
- Marcus Rashford misses out due to injury.
- Eric Dier is back after two years.
- Everton goalkeeper Jordan Pickford is unavailable through injury.
England UEFA Nations League 2022 Group
England UEFA Nations League 2022 Schedule
The Three Lions will travel to Milan on Friday 23 September to play against Italy. Then they will host Germany to Wembley Stadium on Monday 26 September. These two fixtures will be their final two games before November’s FIFA World Cup in Qatar.