Newcastle striker recalled to for final qualifiers
Sterling left out again
Euro 2024 favs play Malta and N Macedonia
Newcastle striker Callum Wilson has been recalled by Gareth Southgate for England's final two Euro 2023 qualifying matches this month.
Raheem Sterling has been left out again and the Chelsea man, who played at two World Cups and Euro 2020 under Southgate, must fear for his chances of playing in the finals.
The Three Lions sealed qualification by beating Italy 3-1 last time out and are 4.77/2 favourites on the Betfair Exchange to win the tournament in Germany next summer.
England play Malta on 17 November and North Macedonia on 20 November and the matches are a chance for Southgate to assess his squad for the last time before the spring.
Kane and Bellingham form great news form England
Southgate will be delighted by the form of Harry Kane and Jude Bellingham, who are both enjoying superb starts to their careers at Bayern Munich and Real Madrid respectively.
Their form is one reason why England fans and punters believe the team could triumph in Germany and win their first major trophy since 1966.
Southgate is expected to leave the job, which he took on in 2017, after Euro 2024 so it is likely to be his last chance to help England end their wait for international glory.
As for Sterling, Southgate said when announcing the squad that the door was "100% open" for the 28-year-old Chelsea man. With England putting in a superb display against Italy last month, however, it is difficult to see what changes the manager would make.
James Maddison and Bukayo Saka are both in the squad for this month's matches despite injury concerns at club level.
Absentees through injury include Arsenal striker Eddie Nketiah and Manchester City defender John Stones.
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