The Euros kick off in Germany on Friday and 19 of Gareth Southgate’s 26-man England squad have played EFL football at some point in their career.

Luke Shaw, Declan Rice, Trent Alexander-Arnold, Kobbie Mainoo, Phil Foden, Bukayo Saka and Cole Palmer are the only names who have played exclusively in the top flight.

Here’s a look at which EFL clubs the Three Lions stars have played for on their way to the top

Jordan Pickford

Had stints at Burton, Carlisle and Bradford before making the step up to the Championship with Preston, where he quickly became a popular figure among supporters and kept a club-record sixth successive clean sheet.

Pickford in action at DeepdalePickford in action at Deepdale (Image: PA)

Aaron Ramsdale

Spent time in Wanderers’ ranks as a youngster and went on to have spells at Chesterfield and Wimbledon before becoming an established Premier League shot stopper.

Dean Henderson

Played for Grimsby and Shrewsbury while learning his trade and helped Sheffield United win promotion to the top flight in 2018/19.

Lewis Dunk

Made his senior Brighton debut in League One and helped the Seagulls climb up the divisions to reach the top flight. Also had a stint at Bristol City during the first half of the 2013/14 campaign.

Joe Gomez

Got his first taste of senior football on loan at Charlton in the Championship before breaking into the first-team picture at Anfield.

Marc Guehi

Had a couple of stints at Swansea in the second tier after progressing through Chelsea’s youth ranks, gaining experience that has since helped him become a key man for Crystal Palace.

Ezri Konsa

Started out in League One with Charlton before stepping up to the Championship with Brentford. Caught the eye for the Bees and was snapped up by Aston Villa to play top flight football.

John Stones

Began his senior career at Barnsley in the Championship and showed huge promise, which has since been achieved during a trophy-laden spell with Manchester City.

A young Stones at BarnsleyA young Stones at Barnsley (Image: PA)

Kieran Trippier

Spent time on loan at Barnsley before joining Burnley on a permanent deal, going from strength to strength under Sean Dyche. Has since won La Liga with Atletico Madrid and scored a memorable free kick against Croatia in the World Cup semi-final.

Kyle Walker

Played for Northampton in League One and also had stints with Sheffield United and QPR in the Championship before getting a chance to prove himself in the Premier League.

Jude Bellingham

Enjoyed a rapid rise at Birmingham before earning a big money move to Borussia Dortmund, which proved to be huge for the Blues during a challenging period off the pitch. Has already won the Champions League with Real Madrid at just 20 years of age.

Connor Gallagher

Had Championship loan spells with Charlton and Swansea to develop his game before breaking into the first-team picture at Stamford Bridge.

Adam Wharton

Has made a seamless transition to Premier League football since his move to Selhurst Park in January, becoming an important member of Oliver Glasner's squad as the Eagles enjoyed a strong finish to the campaign.

Jarrod Bowen

Bowen had a prolific record at HullBowen had a prolific record at Hull (Image: PA)

Caught the eye while playing for Hereford in the National League before making a big impact at Hull in the second tier, maintaining a prolific record in front of goal. It was no surprise when West Ham took a punt on the attacker.

Eberechi Eze

Started out at QPR and had a stint at Wycombe in League Two before becoming one of the Premier League’s most exciting players to watch.

Anthony Gordon

Had played several times at first-team level for Everton when he was sent on loan to Preston to gain experience and fine tune his skills. Went on to become a key player for the Toffees before making a big money move to Newcastle.

Harry Kane

Spent time at Leyton Orient, Millwall and Leicester on his way to becoming England’s record goalscorer and one of the most sought after forwards on the planet.

Ivan Toney

Played for Northampton, Barnsley, Shrewsbury, Scunthorpe and Wigan before his prolific form at Peterborough earned a move to Brentford in the top flight.

Ollie Watkins

Learned his trade at Exeter before heading to Brentford to play Championship football, helping the Bees reach the play-off final before making the move to Villa Park.