Henderson and Alexander-Arnold Named to England World Cup Squad

Two Liverpool players will be heading to Russia as part of Gareth Southgate’s England squad. England are heading to the World Cup in Russia this summer expected to play a pragmatic and generally unadventurous brand of mid-tempo football, and most still won’t pick them to make it far past the group stages. Which makes it a little hard to get all that excited.
Still, in the buildup there’s at least one reason for Liverpool fans to work up a bit of energy about the national team thanks to today’s news that 19-year-old Trent Alexander-Arnold has made the cut and will be joining the team alongside captain Jordan Henderson.
As recently as a month ago, Alexander-Arnold seemed a long-shot, but a series of strong performances in the Champions League have earned him a place, and it will likely ...

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