Bukayo Saka has been handed his first call-up at the tender age of 19 in a move that will make him the third-youngest ever Arsenal player to represent England.
Theo Walcott is the youngest player ever to represent the Three Lions at the age of 17 years and 75 days.
Jack Wilshire is the second youngest ever Gunner to turn out for England, making his debut at 18 years and 222 days.
And now Saka will have the chance to become the third at 19 years and 26 days.
His impressive start to life in the Premier League has earned him this call-up, scoring four goals in his opening 48 appearances for Arsenal.
The call-up could also put to bed worries that he could instead declare for Nigeria with Southgate keen to ensure Saka commits his future to England.
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Maitland-Niles, however, has kept his place in the side after making his Three Lions debut as a substitute against Denmark last month.
And here is how a proud selection of Arsenal fans responded to the good news…