“How did he became available to play for England all of a sudden? This is what Jose Mourinho has been talking about. That’s why you have so many injuries at the club every season”-BREAKIN NEWS as Luke Shaw is set to get the nod as part of a squad of around 30 England players set to be announced on Tuesday which mad fans believes that he has been faking injuries at Manchester United.

England boss Gareth Southgate will include several injury-doubt players when he names a training squad for Euro 2024 on Tuesday.


Southgate employed a similar strategy three years ago for the last European Championship, initially calling up a 33-man squad before narrowing it down to 26 just before the tournament began.


On Tuesday, Southgate is expected to select around 30 players, including Manchester United defender Luke Shaw, despite his ongoing injury issues, the PA news agency understands. Shaw has been sidelined since February due to a muscle problem, and last week, Erik ten Hag admitted the left-back was a major doubt for Saturday’s FA Cup final. Nonetheless, Southgate is likely to give Shaw a chance to prove his fitness after his strong performances in previous major tournaments.


Bukayo Saka, Marcus Rashford, and Harry Kane are also set to be included despite recent fitness concerns.


Jude Bellingham, involved with Real Madrid in the Champions League final at Wembley on June 1, could miss both Euro 2024 warm-up fixtures against Bosnia and Herzegovina (June 3) and Iceland (June 7) but will still be named in the squad.


Southgate will also be closely monitoring the fitness of players participating in the all-Manchester FA Cup final, with nine potential candidates for the Euro 2024 squad involved at Wembley.


Adding to Southgate’s headaches is the post-season friendly between Tottenham and Newcastle in Melbourne on Wednesday.


Southgate must submit his final 26-man squad to UEFA by June 7.


Some positive injury news emerged over the weekend as Newcastle goalkeeper Nick Pope and Crystal Palace center-back Marc Guehi both returned from long injury absences. However, Ben Chilwell was absent from Chelsea’s squad for their win over Bournemouth, and there are doubts over Reece James’s fitness despite his recent return from a hamstring injury, especially given the competition from Kyle Walker and Kieran Trippier.


Harry Maguire did not play in Manchester United’s win at Brighton, and John Stones missed Manchester City’s title-clinching match against West Ham, but both center-backs will be in the training squad.


Everton defender Jarrad Branthwaite, who missed an England debut after his first call-up in March, could be rewarded for his impressive season with another call-up.


Fit-again Trent Alexander-Arnold will return to the midfield alongside Declan Rice, Jordan Henderson, Conor Gallagher, and Kobbie Mainoo, who has impressed in his outings against Brazil and Belgium. In-form Crystal Palace duo Eberechi Eze and Adam Wharton are also options.


In attack, Southgate’s large training squad could see Ivan Toney and Ollie Watkins included, with Jarrod Bowen and Anthony Gordon likely to be given opportunities to prove their fitness. Jack Grealish may return, but Ben White has made himself unavailable for international duty, and the door remains closed for Kalvin Phillips and Raheem Sterling.

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