Southgate selects youthful England squad for World Cup

Joe Hart celebrates as Marcus Rashford scores England’s second goal during the FIFA 2018 World Cup Qualifier between England and Slovakia

Joe Hart celebrates as Marcus Rashford scores England’s second goal during the FIFA 2018 World Cup Qualifier between England and Slovakia

St Mary's goalkeeper Alex McCarthy, who was in superb form as the Premier League season ended and was backed for a surprise call-up in some quarters, has also not been selected in the 23-man roster.

Here are 5 players who didn't make the cut for England's World Cup campaign.

Cutting Joe Hart out of his first-team plans at Manchester City is the toughest decision Pep Guardiola has made during his time at the Etihad Stadium.

Joe Hart has been underwhelming since joining West Ham on loan from Manchester City
Joe Hart has been underwhelming since joining West Ham on loan from Manchester City

Milner tweeted the flawless picture, taken from a previous training session, which shows Jordan Henderson smiling and Alexander-Arnold cupping his mouth in shock. Alexander-Arnold enjoyed a stunning breakthrough season with Liverpool and is in line to start when Jürgen Klopp's men face Real Madrid in next weekend's Champions League final.

Lean, strong in the tackle and athletic, Alexander-Arnold is the archetypal modern-day full back - attacking, energetic, and with a good delivery.

FILE - In this Friday, Jan. 5, 2018 file photo, Liverpool's Trent Alexander-Arnold during the English FA Cup Third Round soccer match between Liverpool and Everton at Anfield in Liverpool, England.

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But, since taking on full-time a role over which he was initially hesitant, he has been bold virtually every step of the way with his decisions and selection and his squad for Russian Federation, which has an average age of 26 years and 18 days, is all about potential and possibility, rather than a second or third shot at redemption for those who failed before.

Jack Butland took to Instagram - Every call up is an honour, but a world cup call up is something extra special! i've always dreamt of this moment and can't wait for the next couple of months let's go England.

"Every call up is an honour, but a World Cup call up is something extra special!"

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Manager Gareth Southgate has also named Manchester City midfielder Fabian Delph and Burnley goalkeeper Nick Pope in his intended group for this summer's tournament in Russian Federation. "It's a young group but with some really important senior players".

Former Liverpool winger Raheem Sterling, ex-Spurs wing-back Kyle Walker and centre-back John Stones are in from title-winning Manchester City, with striker Marcus Rashford, midfielder Jesse Lingard and wing-back Ashley Young in from neighbours United.

However, experienced goalkeeper Joe Hart and Arsenal midfielder Jack Wilshere were both omitted from a squad announced on Wednesday via a social media video featuring young recreational players from around the country shouting out the names.

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The 19-year old is not the only uncapped player included in the 23, with Gareth Southgate also calling up Burnley goalkeeper Nick Pope.

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