World Cup: England’s World Cup squad: Who made Southgate’s 23-man squad & what are shirt numbers?

Goal takes a look at each of the goalkeepers, defenders, midfielders and attackers named in Gareth Southgate’s side

#1  1 – Jordan Pickford | GK | Everton   Jordan Pickford recovered from a slow start to his Everton career to prove himself as one of the best keepers in the league.

#2  2 – Kyle Walker | DF | Man City   Kyle Walker has been a key player in one of the best Premier League teams ever as Man City hit 100 points this season.

#3  3 – Danny Rose | DF | Tottenham   Danny Rose hasn’t featured much for Tottenham this season playing only 10 games in the league, but the class he has shown in previous season’s has been enough to merit a call-up.

#4  4 – Eric Dier | DF/MF | Tottenham   Eric Dier’s consistency and versatility has made him one of the most important players in Gareth Southgate’s squad.

#5  5 – John Stones | DF | Man City   John Stones had a fantastic season as Man City won the title. Stones proved he was one of the best ball-playing defenders in the league this season.

#6  6 – Harry Maguire | DF | Leicester City   Harry Maguire has been ever-present for Leicester this season and continued his good performances after his move from Hull.

#7  7 – Jesse Lingard | MF | Man Utd   Jesse Lingard has had his best season yet in a Manchester United shirt, and England hope he can continue his goalscoring form into the summer.

#8  8 – Jordan Henderson | MF | Liverpool   Jordan Henderson has had the best season of his career captaining Liverpool to a Champions League final.

#9  9 – Harry Kane | FW | Tottenham   Harry Kane narrowly missed out on his third consecutive golden boot – behind the outstanding Mohamed Salah – but he still managed his best goalscoring season yet, banging in 30 goals in the Premier League.

#10  10 – Raheem Sterling | FW | Man City   Raheem Sterling was one of the top scorers in the Premier League this season and proved all of his doubters wrong.

#11  11 – Jamie Vardy | FW | Leicester   Jamie Vardy is still one of the most dangerous strikers in England, hitting 20 Premier League goals this season.

#12  12 – Kieran Trippier | DF | Tottenham   Kieran Trippier has been brilliant for Spurs this season at right-back proving an adequate replacement as Kyle Walker departed the club.

#13  13 – Jack Butland | GK | Stoke City   Jack Butland has been Stoke’s standout player in a season they were relegated.

#14  14 – Danny Welbeck | FW | Arsenal   Danny Welbeck is always one of England’s best performers. One of a few players who plays better for his country than his club, Welbeck will hopefully be at his best on the biggest stage.

#15  15 – Gary Cahill | DF | Chelsea   Gary Cahill is one of the most experienced players in the England squad and has made the cut for a trip to Russia.

#16  16 – Phil Jones | DF | Man Utd   Phil Jones started the season in great form for Manchester United and continued to be good in the second half of the campaign, despite playing less frequently.

#17  17 – Fabian Delph | DF/MF | Man City   Fabian Delph has surprised everyone by proving to be a fantastic left-back as he filled in for Benjamin Mendy this season, and makes the cut ahead of Jack Wilshere due to his utility strength.

#18  18 – Ashley Young | DF | Man Utd   Having stood out as one of the best full-backs in the league in 2017-18 following his conversion from a winger, Ashley Young has earned a call-up to the 2018 World Cup finals for the Three Lions.

#19  19 – Marcus Rashford | FW | Man Utd   Marcus Rashford is one of England’s best raw young talents. His blistering pace and dribbling ability will frighten any defence in the world.

#20  20 – Dele Alli | MF | Tottenham   Dele Alli has continued to be one of the most dangerous goalscoring midfielders in the world this season as Tottenham clinched a top-four place in the Premier League.

#21  21 – Ruben Loftus-Cheek | MF | Chelsea   Ruben Loftus-Cheek is a young player with a lot of flair. He performed very well in his previous England appearance against Germany.

#22  22 – Trent Alexander-Arnold | DF | Liverpool   Trent Alexander-Arnold has not looked out of place once in his debut season for Liverpool filling in well for an injured Nathaniel Clyne as Liverpool reached the Champions League final.

#23  23 – Nick Pope | GK | Burnley   Nick Pope has been instrumental to Burnley’s success as they managed to clinch a Europa League spot.

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