Shaw included in England U21 squad

LUKE SHAW

LUKE SHAW

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Saints’ teenage full-back Luke Shaw has been called-up to the England Under-21 squad for the first time, ahead of next week’s friendly against Sweden.

The 17-year-old has been fast-tracked into Stuart Pearce’s team after a string of impressive displays in the Premier League this season.

Shaw is joined in the squad by his teammate and regular under-21 selection Nathaniel Clyne.

England will face Sweden next Tuesday, at Walsall’s Banks’s Stadium.

Goalkeepers

Ben Amos (Manchester United), Declan Rudd (Norwich City), Jason Steele (Middlesbrough)

Defenders

Ryan Bennett (Norwich City), Nathaniel Clyne (Southampton), Craig Dawson (Bolton Wanderers - loan from West Brom), Phil Jones (Manchester United), Tom Lees (Leeds United), Jack Robinson (Liverpool), Luke Shaw (Southampton), Adam Smith (Millwall - loan from Tottenham Hotspur), Andre Wisdom (Liverpool)

Midfielders

Nat Chalobah (Watford - loan from Chelsea), Jordan Henderson (Liverpool), Will Hughes (Derby County), Henri Lansbury (Nottingham Forest), Jason Lowe (Blackburn Rovers), Josh McEachran (Middlesbrough - loan from Chelsea), Jonjo Shelvey (Liverpool), Raheem Sterling (Liverpool)

Forwards

Benik Afobe (Bolton Wanderers - loan from Arsenal), Tom Ince (Blackpool), Connor Wickham (Sunderland), Wilfred Zaha (Crystal Palace - loan from Manchester United)

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3:20pm Thu 31 Jan 13 Saintsayer II says…

Luke & Nat are destined to be Englands full backs for a very long time I just hope they are also Saints players as well

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3:48pm Thu 31 Jan 13 THEirishSAINT says…

Saintsayer II wrote…

Luke & Nat are destined to be Englands full backs for a very long time I just hope they are also Saints players as well

totally agree m8.. v surprised luke wasnt starting last ni althought im dont mind haven fox there..he not as bad as ever1 says on here..love watching nat .. pase skill and some tackler lol.. just mite be lacking a bit in the air but can live with that ha

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4:33pm Thu 31 Jan 13 saintlysoul says…

Well done Luke well deserved!!!!

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