Arsenal duo Beth Mead and Leah Williamson have been named in Phil Neville’s final England squad for this summer’s FIFA World Cup that will take place in France.

BOREHAMWOOD, ENGLAND - MARCH 14: Beth Mead of Arsenal looks on during the The Football Association Women's Super League match between Arsenal Women and Bristol City Women at Meadow Park on March 14, 2019 in Borehamwood, England. (Photo by James Chance/Getty Images)
BOREHAMWOOD, ENGLAND – MARCH 14: Beth Mead of Arsenal looks on during the The Football Association Women’s Super League match between Arsenal Women and Bristol City Women at Meadow Park on March 14, 2019 in Borehamwood, England. (Photo by James Chance/Getty Images)

The pair were consistent performers in Arsenal’s title-winning season and certainly deserve their call-up. The only regret is that Jordan Nobbs misses out because of her knee injury.

Only two players (Dominique Bloodworth and Vivienne Miedema) played more minutes for Arsenal this season than Williamson.

Who’s on the plane? England Women’s final World Cup 2019 squad

Goalkeepers

Karen Bardsley (Man City), Mary Earps (Wolfsburg), Carly Telford (Chelsea)

Defenders

Millie Bright (Chelsea), Lucy Bronze (Lyon), Rachel Daly (Houston Dash), Alex Greenwood (Man Utd), Steph Houghton (captain, Man City), Abbie McManus (Man City), Demi Stokes (Man City) Leah Williamson (Arsenal)

Midfielders

Millie Bright (Chelsea), Lucy Bronze (Lyon), Rachel Daly (Houston Dash), Alex Greenwood (Man Utd), Steph Houghton (captain, Man City), Abbie McManus (Man City), Demi Stokes (Man City) Leah Williamson (Arsenal)

Forwards

Millie Bright (Chelsea), Lucy Bronze (Lyon), Rachel Daly (Houston Dash), Alex Greenwood (Man Utd), Steph Houghton (captain, Man City), Abbie McManus (Man City), Demi Stokes (Man City) Leah Williamson (Arsenal)

If you want to know who is likely to win the Women’s World Cup this summer, you could do worse than check out Sylvain’s preview here.

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