Clarets trio called up to England U21 squad

Danny Ings in action for the Under 21's could feature at Turf Moor

Danny Ings in action for the Under 21's could feature at Turf Moor

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Clarets trio Danny Ings, Nathaniel Chalobah and Michael Keane have been selected in Gareth Southgate’s England Under 21s squad for the international friendly against Portugal at Turf Moor on Thursday.

The Three Lions topped their UEFA European Championship Qualifying table having won nine of their 10 fixtures before seeing off Croatia’s young guns in the play-off.

Ahead of the finals to be staged in the Czech Republic in June 2015, Southgate named a 22-man squad for the double header that begins with Portugal in Burnley and culminates against France in Brest on November 17th.

The squad:

Goalkeepers: Marcus Bettinelli (Fulham), Jonathan Bond (Watford), Jack Butland (Derby County, loan from Stoke City).

Defenders: Luke Garbutt (Everton), Ben Gibson (Middlesbrough), Carl Jenkinson (West Ham United, loan from Arsenal), Michael Keane (Burnley, loan from Manchester United), Jamaal Lascelles (Nottingham Forest, loan from Newcastle United), Liam Moore (Leicester City), Jack Robinson (Huddersfield Town, loan from QPR).

Midfielders: Tom Carroll (Swansea City, loan from Tottenham Hotspur), Nathaniel Chalobah (Burnley, loan from Chelsea), Jake Forster-Caskey (Brighton & Hove Albion), Will Hughes (Derby County), Thomas Ince (Nottingham Forest, loan from Hull City), Alex Pritchard (Brentford, loan from Tottenham Hotspur), Nathan Redmond (Norwich City).

Forwards: Patrick Bamford (Middlesbrough, loan from Chelsea), Harry Kane (Tottenham Hotspur), Danny Ings (Burnley), Callum Wilson (AFC Bournemouth), Cauley Woodrow (Fulham).

Tickets for the game at Turf Moor cost £10 for adults and £5 for concessions.

Call (01282) 700003 for more details.