Just under a week ago, the squad for England’s UEFA EURO 2020 qualifiers against the Czech Republic and Montenegro were named, but there has since been some changes.
It has been announced this morning that another player has been called up as well as three players having to withdraw.
That man earning being introduced is James Ward-Prowse who has impressed this season for Southampton. He has represented England at U17, U19, U20 and U21 level before making his senior debut in March 2017.
— England (@England) March 18, 2019
Three Lions boss Gareth Southgate recently said about Ward-Prowse: “We know there are some players just on the fringes that we wouldn’t hesitate to call in, both in terms of their ability, but also in the case of a player like James Ward-Prowse and his character.
“He’s absolutely the sort of character you want around the squad.”
The three departing players are Manchester City pair John Stones and Fabian Delph along with Chelsea’s Ruben Loftus-Cheek who have withdrawn through injury.
England will take on Czech Republic at Wembley on Friday 22nd March at 7:45pm, before travelling to Montenegro three days later.
Fans have since taken to social media to give their thoughts on James Ward-Prowse getting called up, some however are unhappy after other players getting snubbed – find out who and what they had to say on the next page.Like what the Fan Banter have on offer? Sign up for more notifications!
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