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Abraham, Solanke, Four Other Players Of Nigerian Descent Get England U21 Call-Up

As many as six players of Nigerian descent have been included in the latest England U21 squad announced on Thursday afternoon by the English Football Association.
Nigeria Football Federation publicized target Tammy Abraham has received a call-up to the Young Lions, a week after rejecting reports that claimed he wanted to play for the Super Eagles.

And joining the Chelsea striker in the England U21s squad are Fikayo Tomori (Chelsea), Josh Onomah (Tottenham Hotspur), Ademola Lookman (Everton), Sheyi Ojo (Liverpool) and Dominic Solanke (Liverpool).

Apart from Abraham who was promoted to the England U21s a year ago, all the aforementioned players were important members of England U20 squad at the 2017 Fifa U20 World Cup in South Korea.

England will face Scotland at Riverside Stadium, Middlesbrough FC on Friday, October 6 in a UEFA European U21 Qualifier before they travel for another qualifier against Andorra four days later.

England U21 Roster 

Goalkeepers : Angus Gunn (Norwich City, loan from Manchester City), Dean Henderson (Shrewsbury Town, loan from Manchester United), Freddie Woodman (Newcastle United)

Defenders : Trent Alexander-Arnold (Liverpool), Ben Chilwell (Leicester City), Dael Fry (Middlesbrough), Joseph Gomez (Liverpool), Jonjoe Kenny (Everton), Fikayo Tomori (Hull City, loan from Chelsea), Kyle Walker-Peters (Tottenham Hotspur), Joseph Worrall (Nottingham Forest)

Midfielders : Lewis Cook (AFC Bournemouth), Tom Davies (Everton), Kieran Dowell (Nottingham Forest, loan from Everton), Ruben Loftus-Cheek (Crystal Palace, loan from Chelsea), Ainsley Maitland-Niles (Arsenal), Josh Onomah (Aston Villa, loan from Tottenham Hotspur), Harry Winks (Tottenham Hotspur)

Strikers : Tammy Abraham (Swansea City, loan from Chelsea), Dominic Calvert-Lewin (Everton), Demarai Gray (Leicester City), Ademola Lookman (Everton), Sheyi Ojo (Fulham, loan from Liverpool), Dominic Solanke (Liverpool)


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