Arsenal’s starlet, Bukayo Saka, has been handed his first senior England call-up.
The participant was on Thursday named in England’s squad for video games in opposition to Wales, Belgium, and Denmark.
He was born in England to Nigerian mother and father and had an possibility to choose both of the nations.
In a tweet, Saka indicated an curiosity in accepting the invitation to play for the Three Lions, placing to relaxation the expectation that he could function for Nigeria.
Nevertheless, till he performs an official sport match for England he’s nonetheless eligible to modify his allegiance to Nigeria.
“Honoured and grateful to get my first @england call-up! #Blessings,” he tweeted.
Additionally, Manchester United captain Harry Maguire was named in England’s squad after being dropped following his conviction in a Greek court docket.
Maguire’s Manchester United team-mate Mason Greenwood and Manchester Metropolis’s Phil Foden had been each omitted from the 30-man squad after being despatched residence from England’s camp in Iceland final month for breaching coronavirus guidelines.
England play Wales in a pleasant at Wembley on October eight earlier than internet hosting Belgium and Denmark in Nations League matches on October 11 and October 14.
Goalkeepers: Dean Henderson, Jordan Pickford, Nick Pope
Defenders: Trent Alexander-Arnold, Ben Chilwell, Conor Coady, Eric Dier, Joe Gomez, Michael Keane, Harry Maguire, Ainsley Maitland-Niles, Tyrone Mings, Bukayo Saka, Kieran Trippier, Kyle Walker
Midfielders: Jordan Henderson, Mason Mount, Kalvin Phillips, Declan Rice, James Ward-Prowse, Harry Winks
Forwards: Tammy Abraham, Harvey Barnes, Dominic Calvert-Lewin, Jack Grealish, Danny Ings, Harry Kane, Marcus Rashford, Jadon Sancho, Raheem Sterling