Full details of the Poland squad for Euro 2016.

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Squad update

Injuries deprived Poland of Maciej Rybus (shoulder) and Pawel Wszolek (broken hand). Slawomir Peszko and Mariusz Stepinski came in as replacements, with Stepinski included as a third striker.

Lukasz Szukala, who was not getting regular games at Osmanlispor in Turkey, lost out to Thiago Cionek, who got the nod thanks to regular games at Palermo in Italy.

 

Final squad

Goalkeepers

Name: Artur BORUC
Caps/goals: 62/0
Club: Bournemouth (Eng)
Age: 36 (20.02.80)
Brave keeper who was a key performer for his country at the 2006 World Cup and Euro 2008.

Lukasz FABIANSKI
29/0
Age 31 (18.04.85)
Swansea City (Eng)
Mostly a sub at Arsenal before moving to Swansea to become a first choice. On the bench at the World Cup in 2006 and Euro 2008.

Wojciech SZCZESNY
25/0
Age 26 (18.04.90)
Arsenal (Eng)
Joined Roma on loan last year after losing his place at Arsenal. His father, Maciej, was a goalkeeper who won five Polish titles with four different clubs.

Defenders

Thiago CIONEK
5/0
Palermo (Ita)
Age 30 (21.04.86)
Brazil-born centre-back who was granted Polish citizenship in 2011 and made his international debut in 2014.

Kamil GLIK
39/3
Age 28 (03.02.88)
Torino (Ita)
Powerful in the air, he was a Real Madrid reserve before returning to Poland and then going to Italy, when he is now Torino’s captain.

Artur JEDRZEJCZYK
17/2
Age 28 (04.11.87)
Krasnodar (Rus)
Versatile right-back who returned to Legia Warsaw on loan in January after two-and-a-half years in Russia.

Michal PAZDAN
16/0
Age 28 (21.09.87)
Legia Warsaw
Uncompromising centre-back/defensive midfielder, nicknamed “Piranha”. A member of the Euro 2008 squad, but only on the bench.

Slawomir PESZKO
33/2
Lechia Gdansk
Age 31 (19.02.85)
Winger called in following injuries to Maciej Rybus and Pawel Wszolek. Spent time on loan at Wolves in 2012.

Lukasz PISZCZEK
45/2
Age 31 (03.06.85)
Borussia Dortmund (Ger)
Former striker who is no a right-back and links well with club-mate Blaszczykowski. Played at Euro 2008 and 2012.

Lukasz SZUKALA
17/1
Age 32 (26.05.84)
Osmanlispor (Tur)
Centre-back who moved to Germany when a child and played in Romania and Saudi Arabia before moving to Turkey last year.

Bartosz SALAMON
7/0
Age 25 (01.05.91)
Cagliari (Ita)
Tall centre-back or defensive midfielder who returned to the national team in March after disappointing spells with Milan and Sampdoria.

Jakub WAWRZYNIAK
48/1
Age 32 (07.07.83)
Lechia Gdansk
Natural left-footed defender who moved to Russia last year before returning home. In the squad for Euro 2008 and 2012.

Midfielders

Jakub BLASZCZYKOWSKI
77/16
Age 30 (14.12.85)
Borussia Dortmund (Ger)
Former captain whose career has been blighted by injuries. On loan at Fiorentina, his nephew Jerzy Brzeczek was captain of Poland’s 1992 Olympic runners-up.

Kamil GROSICKI
37/8
Age 28 (08.06.88)
Rennes (Fra)
Loves to attack at pace and causes danger  when running from deep. Moved to France from Turkey two years ago.

Tomasz JODLOWIEC
42/1
Age 30 (08.09.85)
Legia Warsaw
Very experienced and physically strong defensive midfielder who made his international debut in 2010.

Grzegorz KRYCHOWIAK
33/2
Age 26 (29.01.90)
Sevilla (Spa)
33 caps (2 goals)
Defensive midfielder who joined Bordeaux as a teenager. Moved to Sevilla last year.

Karol LINETTY
9/1
Age 21 (02.02.95)
Lech Poznan
An attacking or defensive midfielder who has been capped from under-15 to under-21 level and was called into the senior squad by Nawalka in 2014.

Krzysztof MACZYNSKI
14/1
Age 29 (23.05.87)
Wisla Krakow
Defensive or central midfielder who played for Nawalka at Gornik Zabrze. Spent a season in China with Guizhou Renhe and should be fit for Euro after knee surgery in February.

Bartosz KAPUSTKA
5/2
Age 19 (23.12.96)
Cracovia
Huge talent who can operate as an attacking midfielder or a winger. Scored on his team debut against Gibraltar last year.

Filip STARZYNSKI
2/1
Age 25 (27.05.91)
Lokeren (Blg)
2 cap (1 goal)
Attacking midfielder who can also play as central or defensive midfielder. Currently back in Poland on loan at Zaglebie Lubin.

Mariusz STEPINSKI
3/0
Ruch Chorzow
Age 24 (30.04.92)
Striker who made it into the squad because of injuries as Nawalka sought to boost his attacking options.

Piotr ZIELINSKI
13/3
Age 21 (20.05.95)
Udinese (Ita)
Skilful playmaker who has been on loan at Empoli and is a rumoured summer target for Liverpool.

Forwards

Robert LEWANDOWSKI
75/34
Age 27 (21.08.88)
Bayern Munich (Ger)
Goal machine who scored five goals in nine minutes for Bayern last year. His wife Anna is a world champion in karate.

Arkadiusz MILIK
24/10
Age 22 (28.02.94)
Ajax (Hol)
Left-footed centre-forward who also played as an attacking midfielder. Joined Ajax after as unsuccessful period in Germany.