Liverpool trio called up to England squad for October international break

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4th October 2018
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Three Reds have been called up by Gareth Southgate to the England squad for games against Spain and Croatia this month.

The break is set to start after this weekend's fixture against at .

The England squad has been announced by Southgate, who includes Liverpool trio , and to his squad.

Several other Liverpool players are expected to be called up in due course by their respective national squads as they jet to different parts of the globe.

England play their second and third fixtures of UEFA's newly conceived Nations League tournament, with a against Croatia on October 12 followed by a visit to Spain on October 15.

Gomez and Trent Alexander-Arnold have only emerged as contenders in the last year following impressive performances for the Reds and they will be looking to solidify their place in the national set-up.

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Meanwhile, the Liverpool captain is one of the only midfielders selected in the squad that travelled to Russia for this summer's , with Southgate calling up the likes of James Maddison, Mason Mount and Harry Winks in midfield.

Two Reds that miss out on the squad are - who was injured on international duty last time around, failing to make an appearance since - and , despite his recent goalscoring form.

England squad

Goalkeepers: Jordan Pickford, Jack Butland, Marcus Bettinelli, Alex McCarthy

Defenders: Trent Alexander-Arnold, Joe Gomez, Harry Maguire, Danny Rose, Luke Shaw, John Stones, James Tarkowski, Kieran Trippier, Kyle Walker

Midfielders: Jordan Henderson, Ross Barkley, Nathaniel Chalobah, Eric Dier, James Maddison, Mason Mount, Harry Winks

Forwards: , Marcus Rashford, Jadon Sancho, , Danny Welbeck

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