Marcus Rashford and Daniel Sturridge both included in England’s Euro 2016 squad

• Roy Hodgson announced his final 23-man squad on Tuesday
• Danny Drinkwater and Andros Townsend miss out on place in squad

Roy Hodgson has handed both Daniel Sturridge and the 18-year-old Marcus Rashford an opportunity to make a mark at the summer’s European Championship after including the strikers among a quintet of forwards in his final 23-man squad for Euro 2016.

The England manager, who had already seen Fabian Delph ruled out with a groin injury, chose to omit Leicester City’s Danny Drinkwater and the Newcastle United winger Andros Townsend as he trimmed his party for Uefa’s 11pm (BST) deadline. The pair were told they had not made the cut in a face-to-face meeting with Hodgson after training at Watford’s London Colney base on Tuesday morning.

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