Sordell gets U21 call

Striker called up for next month's UEFA European Championship tournament in Israel

Marvin Sordell has been called up to the England Under-21 squad for this summer’s UEFA European Championship tournament in Israel.

The eight-team competition gets underway for the Three Lions’ on 5 June in Tel Aviv, with an opening group game against Italy.

Sordell is one of three forwards listed in Stuart Pearce’s 23-man squad, whilst there is also a place for ex-Bolton loanee Craig Dawson.

England's group fixtures

5 June v Italy, Tel Aviv (7.30pm)
8 June v Norway, Petah Tikva (5pm)
11 June v Israel, Jerusalem (5pm)
KO times BST

England squad in full

Jack Butland (Stoke City), Declan Rudd (Norwich City), Jason Steele (Middlesbrough) 

Steven Caulker (Tottenham Hotspur), Nathaniel Clyne (Southampton), Craig Dawson (West Bromwich Albion), Tom Lees (Leeds United), Danny Rose (Tottenham Hotspur), Luke Shaw (Southampton), Adam Smith (Tottenham Hotspur), Andre Wisdom (Liverpool) 

Nat Chalobah (Watford - loan from Chelsea), Jordan Henderson (Liverpool), Tom Ince (Blackpool), Henri Lansbury (Nottingham Forest), Jason Lowe (Blackburn Rovers), Josh McEachran (Chelsea), Callum McManaman (Wigan Athletic), Jonjo Shelvey (Liverpool), Andros Townsend (Queens Park Rangers - loan from Tottenham Hotspur) 

Marvin Sordell (Bolton Wanderers), Connor Wickham (Sunderland), Wilfried Zaha (Crystal Palace - on loan from Manchester United)
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