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Southampton fans are furious with Gareth Southgate after Ward-Prowse snub

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Southampton fans are furious with Gareth Southgate after Ward-Prowse snub

England manager Gareth Southgate named his 25-man squad for the upcoming Euro 2020 qualifiers against the Czech Republic and Montenegro – and as is usually the case, not everyone is happy.

The Three Lions boss seemingly has a wealth of young options to choose from at the moment.

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It is an exciting time to be an England fan given the efforts of the team at last year’s World Cup.

The team also impressed in the UEFA Nations League at the back end of last year.

Ward-Prowse gets snubbed

One many who will have to wait to add to his one England cap is Southampton’s James Ward-Prowse.

Ward-Prowse made his Three Lions senior bow in 2017 against Germany, but has since been missing from the international setup with a number of compatriots breaking through ahead of him.

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Ward-Prowse started off the 2018/19 season in poor form under Mark Hughes, but the midfielder has been revitalised under Ralph Hasenhuttl.

Arguably he is playing some of the best football of his career at present. In the last nine games he has scored six goals and made one assist for the Saints.

On Ward-Prowse, Southgate said: “We love Prowsey – this recent spell is his best since we capped him and he’s a world-class set-piece taker, but he’s only recently got back in the team at Southampton.”

Southampton fans react

Southgate words have not washed with a number of Southampton fans, many of whom believe the star should have made it in:


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