England will play high-profile friendly internationals against world champions Germany and France in the build-up to Euro 2016, the Football Association announced on Wednesday.
France will play at Wembley on November 17 next year, while Germany will be the opponents in March 2016. (Did you know? Wayne Rooney is now England's third-highest scorer)
Negotiations are also underway concerning potential friendlies with the Netherlands and Spain before the European championships, the FA added.
England had already confirmed fixtures against Italy for March next year and a fixture against the Republic of Ireland in Dublin on June 7.