The 26-year-old has not appeared for the Three Lions since Euro 2016, but appeared to be in the running for a place on the plane to Russian Federation.
Jack Butland and Nick Pope are still likely to give the Everton keeper plenty of competition for the honour of keeping goal, while Joe Hart has not been included.
If anything, Hart's frustration is more with David Moyes, the West Ham manager (for now) who had...
Though listed in Southgate's bigger 35-man squad, which was submitted to Federation Internationale de Football Association on Monday and revealed by Sportsmail final week, he is not going to be named on the standby listing.
While not part of England's plan for this crucial summer of global football, Wilshere will hope to resolve his future over the coming months. There is no place, however, for Adam Lallana, who has been placed on standby after a season heavily disrupted by injuries.
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As expected, Jack Wilshere and Joe Hart will not be on the plane.
However, at the other end of the field, Southgate is more spoiled for options with Harry Kane and Jamie Vardy both in fine form.
"It's a huge tournament for Harry because of what happened two years ago", said Shearer on Tuesday.
An England fan this morning tweeted to Wilshere: "Alright lad, I know you're not off [to the] World Cup so fancy coming Zante with me and the lads, let me know, sound x".
Another former England great Gary Lineker, who won the World Cup Golden Boot in 1986, believes Kane will relish the responsibility of spearheading England's campaign in Russian Federation.More news: Voters must select party or nonpartisan ballot