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Arsenal's Oxlade-Chamberlain picked for Euro 2012

Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain (left) in action for Arsenal. Photo: PA

Arsenal midfielder Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain is the surprise inclusion in Roy Hodgson's England squad for Euro 2012. The 18 year-old has never played for the national side and has played only 26 games for the Gunners. However, he was part of the Arsenal team that beat AC Milan 3-0 in the Champions League.

Also in the squad is Chelsea captain John Terry, even though he is facing a trial after the tournament on a charge of using racist abuse to an opponent. Terry denies the charge.

Chelsea's Gary Cahill and Tottenham's Scott Parker have been included despite struggling with injuries in recent weeks. And Tottenham striker Jermain Defoe has earned a place even though he has not played for England since March 2011.

Here's the full squad:

Goalkeepers: Joe Hart (Manchester City), Robert Green (West Ham United), John Ruddy (Norwich City). Defenders: Ashley Cole (Chelsea), John Terry (Chelsea), Glen Johnson (Liverpool), Phil Jones (Manchester United), Leighton Baines (Everton), Joleon Lescott (Manchester City), Gary Cahill (Chelsea). Midfielders: Steven Gerrard (Liverpool), Frank Lampard (Chelsea), Scott Parker (Tottenham Hotspur), Gareth Barry (Manchester City), James Milner (Manchester City), Stewart Downing (Liverpool), Theo Walcott (Arsenal), Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain (Arsenal), Ashley Young (Manchester United). Forwards: Wayne Rooney (Manchester United), Danny Welbeck (Manchester United), Andy Carroll (Liverpool), Jermain Defoe (Tottenham Hotspur)

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