Aaron Ramsdale has been called up to England’s Euro 2020 squad following an injury to Dean Henderson.
Henderson has picked up a hip issue which would continue to limit his involvement throughout the tournament, and has been forced to drop out of the squad.
Ramsdale, who was initially selected in Gareth Southgate’s provisional 33-man squad after an impressive end to the season, has now been called up to replace Henderson.
Ramsdale kept five clean sheets in the Premier League for Sheffield United last season, but his form towards the end of the campaign improved.
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The 23-year-old ended up winning two Player of the Season awards, and his form clearly hasn’t gone unnoticed by Gareth Southgate.
It remains to be seen whether Ramsdale plays any part at all for England, with Jordan Pickford firmly number one choice under Southgate.
The Three Lions got their Euro 2020 campaign off to the best start on Sunday, defeating Croatia by a goal to nil courtesy of a Raheem Sterling strike at Wembley.
Here, we take a look at Sheffield United fans’ reactions to Ramsdale’s late call-up, on what is undeniably a proud day for the goalkeeper…
What a guy, what a keeper, gu on Rambo!
— DEM Blades David (@DemBladesDavid) June 15, 2021
Love it what a boy Rammers Is ⚔️❤️
— Paul Simmo83 ⚔️ (@PSimpson83) June 15, 2021
Well done Rammers ⚔️🔴⚫️⚪️
— P. Midgley 🏴⚔️ (@PaulMidgley13) June 15, 2021
— footballfanatic (@1889bladette) June 15, 2021
Well deserved 👏⚔️
— Matt (@MattBralsford) June 15, 2021
I honestly don’t get the Ramsdale slander
— B⚔️ (@BrandonMoorhou2) June 15, 2021
Deserved now smash it @AaronRamsdale98 ⚔️
— Haydn Wilshaw (@HaydnWilshaw) June 15, 2021
Well done! What a turn around in the season. delighted for Aaron.
— Mike Garside (@mike_g_sheff) June 15, 2021
Out with the old in with the new! Congratulations my number 1!
— Seff (@garliclover123) June 15, 2021