England squad: Gareth Southgate calls up former Leeds star Lewis Cook, ex-York goalkeeper and £5.5m Barnsley defender

Stepping up: Former Leeds United player Lewis Cook.
Stepping up: Former Leeds United player Lewis Cook.
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Uncapped Nick Pope, James Tarkowski, Alfie Mawson and Lewis Cook have been called up to the England squad for the friendlies against Holland and Italy.

Burnley goalkeeper Pope has enjoyed a previous spell with York City while Swansea City signed central defender Mawson from Barnsley and Bournemouth midfield player Cook joined the Cherries from Leeds United in July, 2016.

Called up: Swansea City's Alfie Mawson battles with Huddersfield's Steve Mounie.

Called up: Swansea City's Alfie Mawson battles with Huddersfield's Steve Mounie.

Cook lifted the Under-20 World Cup last year and was rewarded by being called up into the senior squad for the first time in November for a friendly against Brazil at Wembley Stadium.

Barnsley received £5.5m when Mawson signed for Swansea on a four-year deal in August, 2016.

Twenty-five-year-old Pope played on loan for the Minstermen in 2013-14 while with Charlton Athletic.

There are also places in manager Gareth Southgate’s squad for Arsenal’s Jack Wilshere and Danny Welbeck.

Into the squad: Clarets goalkeeper Nick Pope.

Into the squad: Clarets goalkeeper Nick Pope.

Injured Tottenham striker Harry Kane and Chelsea defender Gary Cahill are among those who miss out along with defenders Chris Smalling and Michael Keane.

England squad - Goalkeepers: Joe Hart, Jordan Pickford, Jack Butland, Nick Pope.

Defenders: Kyle Walker, Kieran Tripper, Ryan Bertrand, Danny Rose, John Stones, James Tarkowski, Alfie Mawson, Joe Gomez, Harry Maguire.

Midfield players: Eric Dier, Jack Wilshere, Jordan Henderson, Jake Livermore, Adam Lallana, Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain, Dele Alli, Raheem Sterling, Ashley Young, Jesse Lingard, Lewis Cook.

Strikers: Danny Welbeck, Jamie Vardy, Marcus Rashford

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