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Which Man City players are on international duty?

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GAB J: Called up for Brazil

City have 13 senior players on international duty over the next 10 days or so.

So here is a complete list of who has been called up and where they’re playing…

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Belgium: Vincent Kompany

The skipper has been selected for Belgium’s upcoming Nations League game against Switzerland and friendly against Holland.

Friday, 12 October: Belgium v Switzerland

Kick-off: 19.45pm (UEFA Nations League)

Tuesday, 16 October: Belgium v Holland

Kick-off: 19.45pm (Friendly)


VINCENT KOMPANY: From sky Blues to Red Devils


England: John Stones, Kyle Walker and Raheem Sterling

City’s Three Lions will play back-to-back UEFA Nations League matches against Croatia and Spain – Fabian Delph misses out due to injury.

Friday, 12 October: Croatia v England

Kick-off: 19.45pm (UEFA Nations League)

Monday, 15 October: Spain v England

Kick-off: 19.45pm ((UEFA Nations League)


ROCK SOLID: John Stones



Germany: Leroy Sane

Ilkay Gundogan’s injury sees him miss Germany’s UEFA Nations League double-header against Holland and France.

Leroy Sane, however, has been selected and should feature in both games.

Saturday, 13 October: Holland v Germany

Kick-off: 19.45pm (UEFA Nations League)

Tuesday, 16 October: France v Germany

Kick-off: 19.45pm (UEFA Nations League)


LEROY: Flying again


Portugal: Bernardo Silva

Bernardo has won selection for Portugal and plays two away games for his country – away to Poland and then a tad closer to Manchester when Scotland host the Portuguese.

Thursday, 11 October: Poland v Portugal

Kick-off: 19.45pm (UEFA Nations League)

Sunday, 14 October: Scotland v Portugal

Kick-off: 17.00pm (Friendly)


CLOSE CONTROL: Bernardo Silva in action against Spain


Ukraine: Oleksandr Zinchenko

Oleks Zinchenko will look to add to the 19 caps he has already won for his country when Ukraine play a friendly and UEFA Nations League match.

The first is on Wednesday evening and the second on Tuesday.

Wednesday, 10 October: Italy v Ukraine

Kick-off: 19.45pm (Friendly)

Tuesday, 16 October: Ukraine v Czech Republic

Kick-off: 19:45pm (UEFA Nations League)


ZINC METTLE: Oleks Zinchenko


Argentina: Nicolas Otamendi

Nicolas Otamendi will travel alone from Manchester to link up with Argentina who again have left Sergio Aguero out of their selection – what a forward line they must have.

Both games for La Albiceleste are friendlies with plenty of travelling involved.

Thursday, 11 October: Iraq v Argentina (in Saudi Arabia)

Kick-off: 19.00pm (Friendly)

Tuesday, 16 October: Brazil v Argentina (in Saudi Arabia)

Kick-off: 18.45pm (Friendly)


HE GENERAL: Commander of the back line


Brazil: Ederson, Danilo, Gabriel Jesus

There’s no Fernandinho but Brazil have called up Gabriel Jesus, Danilo and Ederson for the mini-tournament in Saudi Arabia.

Friday, 12 October: Saudi Arabia v Brazil (in Saudi Arabia)

Kick-off: 19.00pm (Friendly)

Tuesday, 16 October: Brazil v Argentina (in Saudi Arabia)

Kick-off: 18.45pm (Friendly)


YOUNG GUN: Gabriel Jesus


Algeria: Riyad Mahrez

Riyad Mahrez will play in back-to-back ACON qualifiers against Benin this weekend.

Friday, 12 October: Algeria v Benin

Kick-off: 20.45pm (ACON qualifier)

Tuesday, 16 October: Benin v Algeria

Kick-off: 16.00pm (ACON qualifier)


PURPLE PATCH: Mahrez celebrates his third goal in two games


England Under-21s: Phil Foden

City youngster Phil Foden has won his first Under-21 call-up and will play two UEFA U21 Euro Qualifiers for Aidy Boothroyd’s team who require one point to secure a place in next summer’s finals.

Thursday, 11 October: England U21 v Andorra U21

Kick-off: 19.45pm (UEFA Euro U21 Qualifier)

Tuesday, 16 October: Scotland U21 v England U21

Kick-off: 17.30pm (UEFA Euro U21 Qualifier)


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Meanwhile, 13 of Nick Cushing’s side were called-up for international action.

For England, skipper Steph Houghton, Abbie McManus, Nikita Parris, Keira Walsh and Mel Lawley were all named in the Lioness squad ahead of friendlies against Brazil and Australia, while ‘keeper Karen Bardsley and midfielder Jill Scott withdrew from international duty and returned to the club with ankle problems.

At Youth level, Esme Morgan and 16-year-old Jess Park travelled away with the England ahead of their U19s women’s Euro qualifiers against Malta, Croatia and Slovakia.

Elsewhere Nadia Nadim, Mie Leth Jans (both Denmark) and Tessa Wullaert (Belgium) stepped up to the international stage to fight for a spot in the all-important Women’s World Cup in France next year.

Oversees, our latest recruit Janine Beckie joined her national side, Canada, to compete in the CONCACAF Women’s Championships with fixtures against Jamaica, Cuba and Costa Rica.


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