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Every Man City player called up for the tournament

Manchester City are sending 11 players from four different countries to Euro 2022 this summer.

City players dominate the England squad, but new signings will turn out for Spain and others will be in action for Norway and Sweden.

In short, City’s chances of having a Euro 2022 winner at the club next season are strong.

Steph Houghton actually missed out on a place in England’s final squad, while Lucy Bronze and Georgia Stanway have both been called up by the Lionesses but have moved to new clubs.

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Laia Aleixandri will move to Man City after Euro 2022 / Aitor Alcalde Colomer/GettyImages

8 July – 17:00 (BST) – Spain vs Finland – BBC Two
12 July – 20:00 (BST) – Germany vs Spain – BBC Two
16 July – 20:00 (BST) – Denmark vs Spain – BBC iPlayer

Spain defender Laia Aleixandri will be one of the new additions at the Academy Stadium this summer, having already secured a contract following her exit from Atletico Madrid.

Filippa AngeldahlFilippa Angeldahl

Filippa Angeldahl could return to Manchester a European champion / Soccrates Images/GettyImages

9 July – 20:00 (BST) – Netherlands vs Sweden – BBC One
13 July – 17:00 (BST) – Sweden vs Switzerland – BBC Two
17 July – 17:00 (BST) – Sweden vs Portugal – BBC iPlayer

The departures of Georgia Stanway and Caroline Weir from City’s midfield could present Filippa Angeldahl with more opportunities than she had in he debut season. Fans can get a look at her in action for Sweden.

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Julie Blakstad arrived at Man City in January / Visionhaus/GettyImages

7 July – 20:00 (BST) – Norway vs Northern Ireland – BBC One
11 July – 20:00 (BST) – England vs Norway – BBC One
15 July – 20:00 (BST) – Austria vs Norway – BBC Three

At just 20 years of age, Julie Blakstad is the youngest outfield player in a talented Norway squad. But several older members of the group are actually less experienced at senior international level.

Alex GreenwoodAlex Greenwood

Alex Greenwood is expected to start for England / Catherine Ivill/GettyImages

6 July – 20:00 (BST) – England vs Austria – BBC One
11 July – 20:00 (BST) – England vs Norway – BBC One
15 July – 20:00 (BST) – Northern Ireland vs England – BBC One

Alex Greenwood was a left-back and not a regular starter when she went to the 2019 World Cup. Now, she has completed the transition to centre-back and is arguably one of the first names on the teamsheet.

Lauren HempLauren Hemp

Lauren Hemp is England’s game-changer / Lewis Storey/GettyImages

6 July – 20:00 (BST) – England vs Austria – BBC One
11 July – 20:00 (BST) – England vs Norway – BBC One
15 July – 20:00 (BST) – Northern Ireland vs England – BBC One

Lauren Hemp went more than 10 senior England games without scoring, before finally netting four times in one match against Latvia. The goals are flowing more freely and she is set up to have a huge summer.

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Chloe Kelly will be a strong bench option for England / Catherine Ivill/GettyImages

6 July – 20:00 (BST) – England vs Austria – BBC One
11 July – 20:00 (BST) – England vs Norway – BBC One
15 July – 20:00 (BST) – Northern Ireland vs England – BBC One

Chloe Kelly would have missed this European Championship had it taken place in 2021 as originally planned. But the City star has recovered from a long-term ACL injury and offers England considerable attacking depth.

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Leila Ouahabi will bring Champions League experience to Man City / Aitor Alcalde Colomer/GettyImages

8 July – 17:00 (BST) – Spain vs Finland – BBC Two
12 July – 20:00 (BST) – Germany vs Spain – BBC Two
16 July – 20:00 (BST) – Denmark vs Spain – BBC iPlayer

Much like the aforementioned Aleixandri, former Barcelona left-back Leila Ouahabi has signed on for next season with City. She is part of a heavily fancied Spain squad and could start in Manchester a European champion.

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Ellie Roebuck has to make do with a back-up role this summer / Naomi Baker/GettyImages

6 July – 20:00 (BST) – England vs Austria – BBC One
11 July – 20:00 (BST) – England vs Norway – BBC One
15 July – 20:00 (BST) – Northern Ireland vs England – BBC One

An injury-hit first half of the club season and the top form of rival goalkeeper Mary Earps has cost Ellie Roebuck her place as England starter. She won’t be satisfied with a number two role but will be ready if needed.

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England’s Demi Stokes has competition at left-back / Naomi Baker/GettyImages

6 July – 20:00 (BST) – England vs Austria – BBC One
11 July – 20:00 (BST) – England vs Norway – BBC One
15 July – 20:00 (BST) – Northern Ireland vs England – BBC One

Experienced full-back Demi Stokes faces competition for her place at City next season because of the arrival of Leila Ouahabi. But she has also seen the versatile Rachel Daly handed England’s number three shirt ahead of her.

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Keira Walsh will patrol England’s midfield / Lewis Storey/GettyImages

6 July – 20:00 (BST) – England vs Austria – BBC One
11 July – 20:00 (BST) – England vs Norway – BBC One
15 July – 20:00 (BST) – Northern Ireland vs England – BBC One

Keira Walsh is at her second major senior tournament with England, having previously established herself as a key player in the lead up to the 2019 World Cup. She will be tasked with deep-lying creativity.

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Ellen White is a proven tournament player / Marc Atkins/GettyImages

6 July – 20:00 (BST) – England vs Austria – BBC One
11 July – 20:00 (BST) – England vs Norway – BBC One
15 July – 20:00 (BST) – Northern Ireland vs England – BBC One

Ellen White has seen her international goal tally accelerate considerably since 2017. She had a stunning 2019 World Cup, netting six times, as well as scoring another six for Great Britain at last summer’s Olympics.

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