Fraser Forster, the England third choice goalkeeper who plays in Scotland for Celtic, is the only exception from the England squad not to have a football season in the English league.

Russia is the only nation which has no players based in foreign leagues.

After the submission of the 23-man squad, there are four teams that didn’t include a single Premier League player for the tournament in their squad; Russia, Colombia, Italy and Switzerland.

Chelsea and Manchester United will be the best represented English clubs with 14 players.

West Ham is the only English Premier League club that does not have a player representing any nation.

The England squad is the 10th youngest with an average age of 26. The tournament youngsters are Ghana at 24.9.

The oldest team is Argentina with an average age of 28.4.


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