Gareth Southgate says a mortifying montage at the last World Cup made him realise how far England are away from matching the world's best teams.
Gareth Southgate believes calling up players from England's U-21 squad creates competition in the senior squad.
Didier Deschamps has said Kylian Mbappe has "a similar profile" to Thierry Henry after handing the Monaco striker a first senior call-up for France.
Jermain Defoe, Marcus Rashford and Luke Shaw have been named in the England squad along with several new faces.
Woodburn, 17, was born in Chester, near the English-Welsh border, meaning he could represent England at international level.