England U21s squad named for forthcoming friendlies

England U21s interim manager Aidy Bothroyd has named his 23-man squad for two friendlies to come. The Young Lions will face Italy at Southampton’s St Mary’s ground on Thursday, November 10 and France in Paris on Monday, November 14.

Chelsea (4) boast the most representatives in the squad, Southampton (3) are second. Wolverhampton Wanderers (2), Arsenal (2), Derby County (2) and Sunderland (2) are joint-third.

The full 23-man squad is listed below:


Angus Gunn (Manchester City), Jonny Mitchell (Derby County), Jordan Pickford (Sunderland)


Calum Chambers (Middlesbrough, loan from Arsenal), Brendan Galloway (West Bromwich Albion, loan from Everton), Kortney Hause (Wolverhampton Wanderers), Rob Holding (Arsenal), Dominic Iorfa (Wolverhampton Wanderers), Alfie Mawson (Swansea City), Jack Stephens (Southampton)


Lewis Baker (Vitesse Arnhem, loan from Chelsea), Nathaniel Chalobah (Chelsea), Isaac Hayden (Newcastle United), Will Hughes (Derby County), Ruben Loftus-Cheek (Chelsea), John Swift (Reading), James Ward-Prowse (Southampton), Harry Winks (Tottenham Hotspur)


Tammy Abraham (Bristol City, loan from Chelsea), Demarai Gray (Leicester City), Jack Grealish (Aston Villa), Nathan Redmond (Southampton), Duncan Watmore (Sunderland)

England U21s will be hoping to get a result at home to Italy on Thursday, but Monday’s trip to face France will be a difficult outing.


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