Gareth Southgate has named his England squad for the upcoming World Cup 2022. Tomori adapted to Italy’s environment very quickly. He joined AC Milan on loan but the coach was impressed with him and signed him permanently. Tomori became a crucial part of Milan’s defence and played a crucial role in achieving the club’s best defensive record for a decade. Tomori formed a strong partnership with Pierre Kalulu at the back. Even after all this he was not picked in England squad for Qatar World Cup. Let’s see Why Fikayo Tomori is not selected in England World Cup 2022 Squad?
England World Cup 2022 squad
Manchester United’s Harry Maguire had a terrible season in the last edition. In the present season, he has spent most of the time on bench. He did not get sufficient time under the new manager Erik Ten Hag. On the other hand, John Stones has also lost his place as first team player at Manchester City. Even after all this, Southgate chose Maguire and Stones in England World Cup 2022 Squad but did not select Fikayo Tomori.
Why Fikayo Tomori is not selected in England World Cup 2022 Squad?
The omission of AC Milan’s defender from England World Cup Squad 2022 has came as a surprise to many. He was also left out of the previous squads for UEFA Nations League. From the past selections of Southgate, it was quite clear that he is not impressed by Tomori. The reason behind Tomori’s absence from England World Cup 2022 Squad is that the manager did not want to disturb the line up that reached to the final of Euro 2020. Southgate has always preferred Harry Maguire in his starting 11. England’s manager decided to play safe with his selections and picked those players whom he trusts.
England center back options at World Cup 2022