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Report claims Arsenal & Everton stars to be big losers when Roy Hodgson names Euro 2016 squad

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A report in The Mirror today suggests that Arsenal and Everton could be the big losers when England manager Roy Hodgson names his squad for Euro 2016 next month.

Arsenal pair Theo Walcott and Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain are both likely to miss out on the 23-man party because of the competition for places up front, according to The Mirror.

The Mirror understands that Hodgson will attempt to either squeeze captain Wayne Rooney into his starting XI on the right wing, or go with Jamie Vardy or Raheem Sterling.

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That would leave Walcott and Oxlade-Chamberlain surplus to requirements in a squad which should also contain the attacking talents of Dele Alli, Harry Kane and Danny Welbeck.

The Gunners duo could have few complaints about being omitted after managing a disappointing six goals and two assists between them in the Premier League this season.

At the other end of the field, The Mirror claims that Everton defenders Phil Jagielka and Leighton Baines are in serious danger of being sacrificed from the squad to go to France.

According to The Mirror, Hodgson will only take seven defenders because Eric Dier can provide cover, with either Jagielka or Tottenham Hotspur full-back Kyle Walker to be cut.

One Spurs man who will be going if he is free of injury is Danny Rose, and The Mirror reports that spells trouble for Baines because Southampton’s Ryan Bertrand is second-choice left-back.

Jagielka has accumulated 39 England caps over his eight-year Three Lions career, while has made 30 appearances for his country, but both players have had injury problems this year.

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