When do the final Euro 2020 squads have to be submitted?

With just 11 days remaining until the delayed Euro 2020 Championship begins, most of the 24 nations have submitted their final 26-man squads to UEFA.

But the final deadline for the initial 26-man squad is June 1.

Have England submitted their final Euro 2020 squad?

England manager Gareth Southgate, submitted a provisional 33-man squad last week due to the sheer number of his squad involved in the Europa League and Champions League finals.

Fortunately, his players made it through those matches unscathed. However, uncertainty still surrounds Manchester United captain Harry Maguire, who failed to emerge from the bench in the defeat to Villarreal.

Which other countries are yet to submit their final squads for Euro 2020?

Southgate isn’t the only manager leaving his announcement late, with nine other sides still to confirm their final squad from the initial lists submitted: Finland, Hungary, Italy, Russia, Slovakia, Sweden, Switzerland, Turkey and Ukraine.

Are all nations naming 26-man squads?

Unusually, Spain boss Luis Enrique has submitted a final squad of just 24 players, stating: “We don’t want to take any more because we want everyone to have a chance of playing, and we know that only around 18 or 19 will actually play.”

Former captain Sergio Ramos was controversially left out.

Can squads be changed after June 1?

Given the current climate, UEFA have set more lenient expectations on squad selection.

Unlimited changes are permitted prior to the first game on Friday, June 11 due to serious injury or illness, including a positive test of COVID-19 or close contact.

If a player is replaced, they are not allowed to return to the squad after that stage.

This will bide some time for Belgium manager Roberto Martinez, given the facial injuries Kevin De Bruyne sustained in the Champions League final.

In addition, any goalkeeper can be replaced during the tournament if they are physically unable to play due to serious illness or injury, regardless of the availability of other goalkeepers in the squad.

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