Everton fans react on Twitter to Phil Jagielka's England squad omission

Jagielka

The Toffees skipper will not feature for his country at Euro 2016.

Roy Hodgson's provisional England squad is out and Everton defender Phil Jagielka is not in it.

The 33-year-old misses out in favour of further attacking options, with 11 midfielders and five strikers named the Three Lions' 26-man party, which will be cut by three ahead of the tournament.

The decision represents a risk for Hodgson, whose squad head to France with only three recognised centre-backs - one of whom is Jagielka's Toffees teammate John Stones - although Tottenham midfielder Eric Dier can also play there.

Manchester City midfielder Fabian Delph, Newcastle United winger Andros Townsend and Manchester United's teenage striker were all surprise inclusions, with Arsenal's Theo Walcott and West Ham's Andy Carroll joining Jagielka on the sidelines.

The news has been met with a mixed response from those of an Everton persuasion.

According to several supporters on Twitter, Stones can consider himself fortunate to have been picked ahead of his captain, while others blame a lack of defensive focus from former manager Roberto Martinez for Jagielka's omission - along with that of Toffees left-back Leighton Baines.

Here's the best of the reaction...

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