A very very brief post from me on England’s Euro 2016 squad announcement today. In my view the decision to exclude Danny Drinkwater but to include (among others) Jack Wilshere is frankly absurd.
Drinkwater has been in outstanding form all season, he and N’golo Kante playing a vital role in Leicester’s title win. Wilshere, while undoubtedly a good player, has played next to no football in 18 months. Regardless of his quality, he is nowhere near and will be nowhere near match fit in a week and a bit’s time.
What Mr Drinkwater has to do for a bit of recognition from Roy, I’m not sure. A baffling decision and one England may come to regret when they look for tactical flexibility later in the tournament.
On the other hand, I think he’s made the right call on Marcus Rashford.