Gareth Southgate to make shock defender omission from World Cup squad

Gareth Southgate to make shock defender omission from World Cup squad

Gareth Southgate is predicted to make a shock name by leaving out one key defender when he names his England World Cup squad afterward Thursday.

The Three Lions boss will title his 26-player roster forward of the event in Qatar this afternoon and can promptly face the media to elucidate his picks.

One resolution he’ll seemingly be requested about shall be that to go away out Fikayo Tomori, with The Athletic reporting he shall be omitted from the squad.

Tomori has grow to be one in every of Serie A’s prime defenders since leaving Chelsea for Milan again in 2021, serving to the Rossoneri win their first Scudetto since 2011 on the finish of final season.

The 24-year-old has been capped simply 3 times by the Three Lions, and although he was referred to as up for his or her September internationals, he was not noted of the matchday squad to face Germany at Wembley.

Tomori didn’t impress on his outings in opposition to former aspect Chelsea within the Champions League this season, dropping 3-0 at Stamford Bridge earlier than being despatched off within the return fixture at San Siro.

It is also been reported that Crystal Palace’s Marc Guehi can also be anticipated to overlook out, boosting the likes of Harry Maguire, John Stones and Eric Dier’s possibilities of being named in Southgate’s squad.

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