Missing Players and team news:




Southgate will trim his squad down from 33 to 26 the day before this game, having initially named a bigger preliminary squad due to English clubs’ involvement in the latter stages of the Champions League and Europa League. Harry Maguire missed Manchester United’s Europa League final defeat to Villarreal through injury and is unlikely to play any part in this opening warm-up match, although England remain hopeful that he will be ready in time for the tournament itself. Other players who have only recently wrapped up their domestic season – such as Dean Henderson, Ben Chilwell, Reece James, Luke Shaw, John Stones, Kyle Walker, Mason Mount, Phil Foden, Mason Greenwood, Marcus Rashford and Raheem Sterling – may also be given extra time off to recover fully from their European exploits. Jordan Henderson has not played since February but was on the bench for Liverpool’s final game of the Premier League season and should be able to get some much-needed minutes under his belt in this match. Kalvin Phillips is another injury doubt lingering on from the end of the season, and he will not be risked by Southgate unless he is 100% fit. Austria will be without former West Ham United forward Marko Arnautovic due to a thigh injury. There are also injury doubts surrounding Karim Onisiwo, who limped out of training at the weekend, and Stefan Ilsanker, who is suffering from illness. Captain Julian Baumgartlinger is now back in training and could feature, while new Real Madrid signing David Alaba is available too.

England – Austria: Preview and Highest Odds


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