Jack Grealish and Harry Maguire left out of England squad as Gareth Southgate drops seven for Euro 2024

6 June 2024, 16:41 | Updated: 6 June 2024, 17:42

Jack Grealish and Harry Maguire have missed out
Jack Grealish and Harry Maguire have missed out. Picture: Getty

By Kit Heren

England manager Gareth Southgate has confirmed his final 26-man squad for the European Championship, with Jack Grealish and Harry Maguire the biggest names to miss out.

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Grealish, Maguire, James Maddison, Curtis Jones, Jarell Quansah, James Trafford and Jarrad Branthwaite were the seven players to miss out.

Southgate named an initial group of 33 players as he aimed to get a closer look at several individuals, some of whom have only just returned from injury. He can only take 26 players to Euro 2024.

England Manager Gareth Southgate is set to name his Euro 2024 squad
England Manager Gareth Southgate is set to name his Euro 2024 squad. Picture: Alamy

FULL ENGLAND SQUAD FOR EURO 2024

Goalkeepers: Dean Henderson, Jordan Pickford, Aaron Ramsdale

Defenders: Lewis Dunk, Joe Gomez, Marc Guehi, Ezri Konsa, Luke Shaw, John Stones, Kieran Trippier, Kyle Walker.

Midfielders: Trent Alexander-Arnold, Conor Gallagher, Kobbie Mainoo, Declan Rice, Adam Wharton.

Forwards: Jude Bellingham, Jarrod Bowen, Eberechi Eze, Phil Foden, Anthony Gordon, Harry Kane, Cole Plamer, Bukayo Saka, Ivan Toney, Ollie Watkins.

Harry Maguire
Harry Maguire. Picture: Getty

Grealish was said to be stunned by the news that he will not be part of the squad after making an impact as a substitute in the victory over Bosnia after linking up with England early.

Maguire said he was devastated that he was not able to recover from a calf injury in time to make the 26-man squad.

Maguire said: "Despite my best efforts, I have not been able to overcome an injury to my calf.

Maybe I pushed myself too hard, to try and make it. Simply, I am absolutely gutted.

"For me, representing England is the highest honour. It means everything to me. If I can’t help the team as a player, I will support them as a fan – along with the rest of the country. Go and win it boys.

"Next, I will return to the supervision of the Manchester United medical team in order to prepare for next season."

In a post on social media, Maddison wrote of his disappointment, said: "devastated doesn't quite cut it."

He added: "I still thought there would be a space for me in a 26-man squad as I feel I bring something different and had been a mainstay in this whole qualifying campaign for Euro 2024 in Germany.

"But the manager has made the decision and I have to respect that. I’ll be back, I have no doubt."

England start their Euro 2024 campaign with a Group C game against Serbia in Gelsenkirchen on 16 June, before games against Denmark on 20 June and Slovenia on 25 June.

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