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England and France call up debutants in the run-up to world cup

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England and France have Thursday their selection announced for the oefeninterlands of the end of march. England take it than a friendly against the Netherlands (23 march), in the Amsterdam Arena, and Italy (27 march), at Wembley. France meets Colombia (march 23) at the Stade de France, and Russia (27 march) in St. Petersburg.

English coach Gareth Southgate had in his 27-man selection for newbies Alfie Mawson (Swansea City), Nick Pope and James Tarkowski (both Burnley). Pope is a goalkeeper, Mawson and Tarkowski are defenders. They are preferred to Gary Cahill, who Chelsea are hardly playing due. Also midfielder Lewis Cook (Bournemouth), who had been in the heart of Southgate was, may make its debut against the Netherlands. The English coach will be without his injured topschutter Harry Kane (ankle) need to do, but see Adam Lallana and Jack’s Champions return after long term injuries.

French coach Didier Deschamps had to make the first selection in store for defender Lucas Hernandez (Atlético Madrid) and striker Wissam Ben Yedder (Seville). That last knikkerde on Tuesday of Manchester United from the Champions League, two times to score at Old Trafford. In total, its counter is this year already on eight hits in the kampioenenbal.

The notice convening the meeting of the 22-year-old Hernandez is a little surprise. The defender said a few days ago on a Spanish tv station “more Spaniard than a Frenchman to feel”. Lucas Hernandez was given his youth at Atlético Madrid, and had his entire youth on Spanish territory. He is the older brother of Real Madrid defender Théo Hernandez (20).

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