Wembley coach announces squad ahead of trip to Italy.
The squad for the England U18’s final game of the season against Italy has been announced.
Head coach Noel Blake has selected his 18-man group to help bridge the gap between the U17 and U19 squads which engage in UEFA competitions.
Five players have been promoted from the U17 age group that tasted success in the U17 European Championships in Liechenstein.
There are debut call-ups for George Long, Curtis Nelson and Jamaal Lascelles for the game on April 12.
The U18s last played in a 3-0 victory over Poland last November with goals from Saido Berahino and a brace from George Taft.
Full Squad: Jak Alnwick (Newcastle United), Chuks Aneke (Arsenal), Patrick Bamford (Nottingham Forest), Saido Berahino (WBA), Conor Coady (Liverpool), Jake Fowler (Middlesbrough), Rob Hall (West Ham), Jamaal Lascelles (Nottingham Forset), Louis Laing (Sunderland), George Long (Sheffield United), George Moncur (West Ham), Curtis Nelson (Plymouth Argyle), Jordan Obita (Reading), Bruno Pilatos (Middlesbrough), Jack Robinson (Liverpool), Conor Thomas (Liverpool), George Thorne (WBA).