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| wwwpic5678 Gareth Southgate has some tough decisions to make. With friendlies against Netherlands and Italy out of the way, he must now finalise his 23-man England squad for the World Cup.
Southgate has said "there will be 30 or 31 players in contention" for a place on the plane to Russia but he is expected to narrow that down ahead of the friendly with Nigeria on June 2, with the deadline on June 4.
Here, we take a look at who is likely to make the cut, which players will be hoping for a strong finish to the Premier League season to force their way into Southgate's thinking, and the surprise selections the England boss might turn to…
The certantiesJordan Pickford, Jack Butland, Kyle Walker, Danny Rose, Kieran Trippier, John Stones, Eric Dier, Jordan Henderson, Dele Alli, Jesse Lingard, Raheem Sterling, Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain, Harry Kane, Jamie Vardy, Marcus Rashford
Having shared the No1 jersey against Netherlands and Italy, Jordan Pickford and Jack Butland are clearly Southgate's top two when it comes to goalkeeper options. Ahead of them in defence, England regulars Kyle Walker, Danny Rose and John Stones will be on the plane to Russia, with Kieran Trippier now filling a key position at right wing-back in Southgate's favoured 3-4-3 and 3-5-2 formations. wwwpic5678
The likely ladsJoe Hart, Ashley Young, Harry Maguire, Joe Gomez, Phil Jones, Ryan Bertrand, Jake Livermore, Adam Lallana, Danny Welbeck
Despite his struggles for form, Joe Hart's experience and mentality is expected to earn him a place among the goalkeeping trio, while defenders Harry Maguire, Joe Gomez and Ryan Bertrand have all won plaudits from Southgate and Phil Jones will be in contention.
Still to convince SouthgateChris Smalling, Luke Shaw, Fabian Delph, Jack Wilshere, James Tarkowski, Alfie Mawson, Gary Cahill, Michael Keane, Theo Walcott, Michail Antonio
Another injury sustained in the latest England camp was a further setback for Jack Wilshere's hopes of a place on the plane and he will have to prove he is in peak condition when the squad is named. James Tarkowski and Alfie Mawson's hopes will have been raised after a place in the latest squad, but fellow centre-back Michael Keane knows his form will have to improve if he is to return to the camp, after being involved in November and then left out in March.
The outsidersNick Pope, Trent Alexander-Arnold, Lewis Cook, Ben Mee, Lewis Dunk, Ruben Loftus-Cheek, Harry Winks, Danny Drinkwater, Jonjo Shelvey, Ross Barkley, Ryan Sessegnon, Phil Foden, Jadon Sancho, James Ward-Prowse, Jamaal Lascelles, Jack Cork, Nathaniel Chalobah, Andros Townsend, Daniel Sturridge, Callum Wilson, Tammy Abraham, Glenn Murray, Dominic Solanke, Andy Carroll
Southgate has experimented with a large number of players during his time in charge and shown he's not afraid to promote youth team players to the senior squad - so there is a long list of outsiders who will maintain hopes of a call from the manager. wwwpic5678