Gunn named in Young Lions squad

By SFC Media Mon 27 May International
Photo by Chris Moorhouse

Southampton stopper Angus Gunn has been named in the England Under-21s squad for this summer's Under-21 European Championships in Italy and San Marino.

The Young Lions head coach Aidy Boothroyd has picked a 23-man squad, as England take on France, Romania and Croatia in Group C in June.

Gunn featured at the previous tournament in Poland two years ago, where England suffered penalty shooutout heartache at the semi-final stage against Germany.

The opening fixture is against France is Cesena on Tuesday 18th June, before a meeting with Romania three days later. The final group stage clash against Croatia is on Monday 24th June in San Marino.

Goalkeepers: Angus Gunn (Southampton), Dean Henderson (Manchester United), Freddie Woodman (Newcastle United)

Defenders: Jake Clarke-Salter (Chelsea), Jay Dasilva (Chelsea), Lloyd Kelly (AFC Bournemouth), Jonjoe Kenny (Everton), Ezri Konsa (Brentford), Fikayo Tomori (Derby County, loan from Chelsea), Aaron Wan-Bissaka (Crystal Palace)

Midfielders: Harvey Barnes (Leicester City), Hamza Choudhury (Leicester City), Kieran Dowell (Everton), Phil Foden (Manchester City), Morgan Gibbs-White (Wolverhampton Wanderers), James Maddison (Leicester City), Mason Mount (Derby County, loan from Chelsea), Ryan Sessegnon (Fulham)

Forwards: Tammy Abraham (Aston Villa, loan from Chelsea), Dominic Calvert-Lewin (Everton), Demarai Gray (Leicester City), Reiss Nelson (Arsenal), Dominic Solanke (AFC Bournemouth)

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