James Ward-Prowse drafted into England squad ahead of March's Euro 2020 qualifiers

Monday 18 Mar 2019
Ward-Prowse represented England at U17, U19, U20 and U21 level before making his senior debut in March 2017

James Ward-Prowse has been called up to the England squad ahead of March's UEFA EURO 2020 qualifiers against the Czech Republic and Montenegro.

The Southampton midfielder, who won his only senior cap in March 2017, will link up with the Three Lions at St. George’s Park on Monday afternoon.

Meanwhile, Manchester City pair John Stones and Fabian Delph have withdrawn through injury, as has Chelsea's Ruben Loftus-Cheek. 

Gareth Southgate, who had named his initial squad last week, will now begin his preparations for Friday's game at Wembley Stadium with a squad of 23 players:

Trent Alexander-Arnold (Liverpool), Ross Barkley (Chelsea), Jack Butland (Stoke City), Ben Chilwell (Leicester City), Dele (Tottenham Hotspur), Eric Dier (Tottenham Hotspur), Jordan Henderson (Liverpool), Tom Heaton (Burnley), Harry Kane (Tottenham Hotspur), Michael Keane (Everton), Harry Maguire (Leicester City), Jordan Pickford (Everton), Marcus Rashford (Manchester United), Declan Rice (West Ham United), Danny Rose (Tottenham Hotspur), Jadon Sancho (Borussia Dortmund), Luke Shaw (Manchester United), Raheem Sterling (Manchester City), James Tarkowski (Burnley), Kieran Trippier (Tottenham Hotspur), Kyle Walker (Manchester City), James Ward-Prowse (Southampton), Callum Wilson (AFC Bournemouth)

By Nicholas Veevers