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Wayne Rooney and Ross Barkley LEFT OUT of England squad for Scotland and France matches

Rooney and Barkley are absent from Gareth Southgate's 25-man squad, while Kieran Tripper receives his first senior call-up

Gareth Southgate has announced his England team for June’s matches against Scotland and France.

And while it’s a fairly standard 25-man squad, the absence of captain Wayne Rooney and Everton’s Ross Barkley have provided the main talking-points.

Check it out below:

Southgate has included FOUR goalkeepers in the side, with No 1 Joe Hart joined by Fraser Forster, Tom Heaton and long-term absentee Jack Butland.

He’s pretty happy to be back, having last played for the Three Lions in their 3-2 win over Germany back in March 2016.

In defence, the usual bunch are joined once again by Middlesbrough’s Ben Gibson and West Ham’s Aaron Cresswell, while Tottenham’s Kieran Tripper receives his first senior call-up.

Strangely, Trippier is one of three right-backs in the squad, with his Spurs teammate Kyle Walker joined by Nathaniel Clyne.

Sorry Burnley fans, but there’s no Michael Keane this time around.

Kieran Tripper was picked ahead of Kyle Walker in Spurs’ final few games of the season

Kieran Tripper was picked ahead of Kyle Walker in Spurs’ final few games of the season

In midfield, there’s no Barkley, but West Brom’s Jake Livermore remains.

Up front, 34-year-old Jermain Defoe has kept his place, having notched 15 goals for relegated Sunderland this season.

There’s no place for captain Wayne Rooney

There’s no place for captain Wayne Rooney

But there no room for Rooney.

The skipper, who has 119 caps, has only started 15 league matches for Manchester United this season, which is seemingly not enough to work his way into the England fold.

However, his United teammate Marcus Rashford has once again been included, while fellow strikers Daniel Sturridge and Danny Welbeck have both been left out.