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England 2018 World Cup squad: Players react to news

Kyle Walker and Harry Kane are in the England squad
Kyle Walker and Harry Kane are in the England squad

Gareth Southgate has named his 23-man England squad to take to the World Cup next month, and the majority of players shared their excitement on social media.

Trent Alexander-Arnold and Ruben Loftus-Cheek were among the surprise inclusions, while Joe Hart, Jack Wilshere and Adam Lallana were some players who missed out - see the announcement and full squad details here.

The squad are due to begin training together next week, but players from Manchester United and Chelsea, who are involved in the FA Cup final, and Champions League finalists Liverpool will be given extra time off.

England begin their World Cup campaign against Tunisia on June 18 and play further group games against Panama and Belgium.

Prior to that, they have friendlies against Nigeria at Wembley and Costa Rica at Elland Road (Leeds) on June 2 and June 7 respectively.

See how the players reacted, below...

Jack Butland on his World Cup call
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And...Sporting Life's assessment of the squad:

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Sporting Life's Premier League preview package1

Premier League 3pm previews

Mark your card for Saturday's 3pm kick-offs in the Premier League with the best bets, Super 6 predictions and top stats for each game.

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Our experts provide their best bets for Saturday's top-class racing, domestic football and the United States Grand Prix.

You can back the Sporting Life Accumulator at 75/1 on Saturday3

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Chelsea v Man United: Sporting Life's match preview4

Five losses in a row at the Bridge?

Jose Mourinho has lost four matches in a row at Stamford Bridge as Manchester United boss. Will the Blues pile on the misery for the Red Devils?

Middlesbrough players celebrate at Hillsborough5

Boro go top after victory

Britt Assombalonga scored his 50th Sky Bet Championship goal as Middlesbrough went top with a win over Sheffield Wednesday.

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