Some Everton fans are not pleased that Theo Walcott is not in the latest England squad but Adam Lallana is.
Gareth Southgate has named his first England squad since the 2018 World Cup in Russia for upcoming international matches against Spain and Switzerland.
Many familiar faces from the summer remain but there have been some new call-ups, including Southampton goalkeeper Alex McCarthy, Manchester United’s Luke Shaw and Liverpool defender Joe Gomez.
Yet what really seems to have riled some Everton fans is in the reintroduction of Adam Lallana and, more importantly, the omission of Theo Walcott.
Lallana’s fitness problems have continued into this season and the midfielder has managed just three minutes of Premier League action so far in 2018/19.
That is in stark contrast to Walcott, who already has two goals and an assist this campaign and Toffees supporters therefore feel he should be back in Southgate’s plans.
How’s Adam Lallana got in the England squad? An Theo Walcott hasn’t??— Gally (@gally1878) August 30, 2018
No Callum Wilson or Walcott in the @England squad but ‘Adam I’ve done nothing lallana’ gets in??— James Page (@james_page26) August 30, 2018
how hasn’t walcott got in that squad .— robert burns (@Burnsy10Rob) August 30, 2018
Someone tell me how wellbeck and llalana have made this squad and Walcott hasn’t joke https://t.co/evp04Wv81p— Everton All Sorts (@EvertonAllSorts) August 30, 2018
How Walcott isn’t in the England squad I don’t know #bbcfootball— Mature Gambino (@Dan_J_Farrell) August 30, 2018
Picking Adam Lallana ahead of Theo Walcott is a disgrace. Hope England lose.— Michael Rutherford (@MRutherford_24) August 30, 2018