EURO 2024: Heartbreak for Finidi George and Nigeria as Eagles midfielder makes England squad

Gareth Southgate has made some bold decisions, but he has also broken the hearts of many Nigerian football fans.

Fenidi George's Super Eagles have been dealt a blow after England coach Gareth Southgate named the Nigeria-qualified midfielder in his temporary squad.

Southgate has named Eagles midfielder Eberechi Eze in England's provisional 32-man squad for the upcoming European Championship in Germany.

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Surprising names on the list include Liverpool teenager Kwansah, Chelsea's Levi Colwell and Burnley goalkeeper James Trafford. West Ham's Jarrod Bowen, Dean Henderson and Mark Guehi also made the cut.

Manchester United striker Marcus Rashford has not been included in England's squad for Euro 2024.

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Nigeria loses to Eberechi Eze

Coach Fenidi George was looking to convince Eberechi Eze to switch international allegiance from England to Nigeria.

The Crystal Palace star was instrumental in helping the Eagles finish 10th in the league, contributing 11 goals and four assists.

However, the former Enyimba coach has been dealt a major blow with Eze's call-up to England's Euro 2024 squad.

After Germany's Karim Adeyemi, France's Michael Olise and Netherlands' Joshua Zirkzee were dropped, Super Eagles fans have speculated that Eze may also be dropped from England – opening up the possibility for the former QPR star to play for Nigeria.

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Meanwhile, Gareth Southgate is expected to trim his 30-man squad to 26 players before the start of the European Championship on June 14.

Full England list:

Goalkeepers: Dean Henderson (Crystal Palace), Jordan Pickford (Everton), Aaron Ramsdale (Arsenal), James Trafford (Burnley).

Defenders: Jarrad Branthwaite (Everton), Lewis Dunk (Brighton), Joe Gomez (Liverpool), Mark Guehi (Crystal Palace), Ezri Konsa (Aston Villa), Harry Maguire (Manchester United), Jarel Quansah (Liverpool), Luke Shaw (Manchester). ). United), John Stones (Manchester City), Kieran Trippier (Newcastle), Kyle Walker (Manchester City).

Midfielders: Trent Alexander-Arnold (Liverpool), Connor Gallagher (Chelsea), Curtis Jones (Liverpool), Kobe Maino (Manchester United), Declan Rice (Arsenal), Adam Wharton (Crystal Palace).

straight ahead: Jude Bellingham (Real Madrid), Jarrod Bowen (West Ham), Eberechi Eze (Crystal Palace), Phil Foden (Manchester City), Jack Grealish (Manchester City), Anthony Gordon (Newcastle), Harry Kane (Bayern Munich), James . Maddison (Tottenham), Cole Palmer (Chelsea), Bukayo Saka (Arsenal), Ivan Toney (Brentford), Ollie Watkins (Aston Villa).


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