The kickoff of the 2018 FIFA World Cup is fast-approaching, and all qualified teams are putting finishing touches to their preparations.

For England, coach Gareth Southgate will announce his final 23-man squad for the 2018 World Cup in Russia on May 16.

FIFA had announced that all participating countries must submit their final squad on or before June 4.

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Liverpool duo Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain and Joe Gomez are already ruled out of the World Cup owing to injuries.

England will warm up for the World Cup with internationals against Nigeria at Wembley on June 2 and Costa Rica at Leeds' Elland Road on June 7.

They kick off their Russia 2018 campaign against Tunisia on June 18 in Volgograd, before facing Panama and Belgium.

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