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Official Squads for the World Cup submitted

Each team that qualified for this year’s world cup had to submit a list of 35 players to FIFA by 14 May 2018. In the following weeks, the teams had to narrow the list down to 23 players to be submitted by 4 June 2018. 

Manchester United have 11 players going to the World Cup and they are as follows:

Spain

  • David de Gea

France

  • Paul Pogba

Argentina

  • Marcos Rojo

Serbia

  • Nemanja Matic

Sweden

  • Victor Lindelof

Belgium

  • Marouane Fellaini
  • Romelu Lukaku

England

  • Jesse Lingard
  • Phil Jones
  • Ashley Young
  • Marcus Rashford

Sergio Romero out of the World Cup

Sergio Romero out of the World Cup

Romero has been ruled out from the World Cup after suffering a knee injury. Romero has won 94 caps for Argentina and played in the 2014 final against Germany. 

Argentina begins their WC campaign against Iceland on 16 June. They have goalkeeper options in Chelsea’s Willy Caballero, River Plate’s Franco Armani, and Tigres’ Nahuel Guzman. 

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12 United Players have joined up with their National…

12 United Players have joined up with their National Teams 

Argentina: Sergio Romero has joined up with La Albiceleste for their friendlies against Brazil on 9 June and against Singapore on 13 June. Marcos Rojo is still recovering from his knee injury and did not join the team. 

Armenia: Henrikh Mkhitaryan scored twice for his native country in a 5-0 win against Saint Kitts and Nevis. Armania has a World Cup qualifier against Montenegro on 10 June

Belgium: Marouane Fellaini scored the winner for his home country when he came on as a second half substitute in their match against the Czech Republic. Belgium is currently the group H leaders in World Cup qualifiers and they will hope to continue their luck when they play against Estonia on 11 June. 

England: Phil Jones, Chris Smalling, Jesse Lingard, and Marcus Rashford were all named to Gareth Southgate’s squad and went through a military training course with the Royal Marines. The Three Lions are currently the leaders in Group F and have a match against Scotland on 10 June before facing off against France in a friendly on 13 June. 

France: Paul Pogba started in France’s 5-0 win against Paraguay. Pogba will return to Sweden for France’s World Cup Qualifier and then face off against some of his United teammates in the Stade de France. 

Italy: Matteo Darmian has joined the Azzurri for the 8 June friendly against Uruguay. The Italians have a crucial Group G World Cup qualifier against Liechtenstein on  11 June.

Ivory Coast: Eric Bailly and the rest of his teammates will have the death of their international teammate Cheick Tiote on their minds when they play against Guinea in a friendly on 10 June. Tiote collapsed during a training session with his Chinese club Beijing Enterprises. He is most often remembered for his wonderful volley against Arsenal to help Newcastle United tie 4-4 after being down 4-0 at HT.

Netherlands: Daley Blind has featured for both of the Netherland’s friendlies against Morocco and Ivory Coast. Next up for the Dutch and Blind is a world cup qualifier against Luxembourg when former Sunderland boss Dick Advocaat will take charge for the first time. 

Spain: David De Gea is part of Julen Lopetegui’s that will play against Colombia in a friendly on 8 June before their World Cup qualifier against Macedonia on 11 June.

The complete schedule for the remaining international fixtures looks like this:

Wednesday 7 June
Italy v Uruguay (Darmian)
Spain v Colombia (De Gea)

Friday 9 June
Argentina v Brazil (Romero)
Sweden v France (Pogba)
Netherlands v Luxembourg (Blind)

Saturday 10 June
Montenegro v Armenia (Mkhitaryan)
Scotland v England (Jones, Smalling, Lingard, Rashford)
Ivory Coast v Guinea (Bailly)

Sunday 11 June
Estonia v Belgium (Fellaini)
Italy v Liechtenstein (Darmian)
Macedonia v Spain (De Gea)

Tuesday 13 June
Singapore v Argentina (Romero)
France v England (Pogba; Jones, Smalling, Lingard, Rashford)