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England Announce Squad For Germany & Brazil Clashes, Snub 8

England boss Gareth Southgate has made several surprise inclusions in his 25-man England squad, while some of the country’s regulars have been snubbed.

Click through the gallery to see some of the England stars who missed out.

The Three Lions qualified for the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia after topping their group and arranged high-profile friendlies for the upcoming international break.

England will first face Germany on 10 November, before hosting Brazil at the Wembley Stadium four days later.

Southgate will use the tests against the top two teams in the current FIFA rankings to hand some new players a chance to impress.

Swansea striker Tammy Abraham, who was also chased by the Nigerian FA, Liverpool defender Joe Gomez and Crystal Palace midfielder Ruben Loftus-Cheek all received their first senior call, while Ashley Young, Danny Rose and Jamie Vardy also returned to the squad.

Here is England’s 25-man squad in full, as announced by the FA on Thursday:

Goalkeepers: Joe Hart (West Ham United – on loan from Manchester City), Jack Butland (Stoke City), Jordan Pickford (Everton),

Defenders: Ryan Bertrand (Southampton), Gary Cahill (Chelsea), Phil Jones (Manchester United), Harry Maguire (Leicester City), John Stones (Manchester City), Kyle Walker (Manchester City), Kieran Trippier (Tottenham Hotspur), Danny Rose (Tottenham Hotspur), Joe Gomez (Liverpool)

Midfielders: Eric Dier (Tottenham Hotspur), Jordan Henderson (Liverpool), Raheem Sterling (Manchester City), Fabian Delph (Manchester City), Ashley Young (Manchester United), Ruben Loftus-Cheek (Crystal Palace), Harry Winks (Tottenham Hotspur)

Forwards: Marcus Rashford (Manchester United), Jesse Lingard (Manchester United), Dele Alli (Tottenham Hotspur), Harry Kane (Tottenham Hotspur), Tammy Abraham (Swansea), Jamie Vardy (Leicester)

Read: Mourinho Breaks Fergie's Impressive Man Utd Record

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