Roy Hodgson has named a 30-man squad for the friendly match with Denmark at Wembley next week.
The Three Lions will begin the calendar year on Wednesday, as Hodgson’s England begin the countdown to this summer's World Cup in Brazil.
Southampton left-back Luke Shaw will be the youngest player in the squad after a string of impressive performances from the 18-year-old this season earned him a call-up.
Shaw will be joined in the squad by club teammates Adam Lallana, Rickie Lambert and Jay Rodriguez, who have also impressed for the Saints this campaign.
Liverpool winger Raheem Sterling, 19, has been rewarded for his part in his club's lethal strike force this season.
Everton's Ross Barkley, 20, has also been named in the squad.
Hodgson has rewarded Steven Caulker after the centre-back opted to leave Tottenham in the summer and has now been allowed to play on a regular basis for his new side, Cardiff.
In addition, Manchester United midfielder Tom Cleverley has been included, despite a string of poor displays that have attracted criticism from supporters.
Jermain Defoe - who is set to depart the Premier League for MLS team Toronto - is in the squad despite a lack of first-team football in recent months.
Sunderland's Adam Johnson, West Ham striker Andy Carroll and on-loan Everton midfielder Gareth Barry were among the unlucky players to miss out. Phil Jagielka also misses out because of a hamstring injury.
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