The last international break for the 2017/18 season is already upon us. And after this season, the World Cup comes up in June. So, which Chelsea players where called up by their respective countries for the March friendly matches? We have complied the full list of All Chelsea Players Called Up For March 2018 International Friendlies. See them below.
Depending on your view, fortunately or unfortunately, Alvaro Morata and Cesc Fabregas were omitted from Spain squad. And this casts doubts on their chances of making the World Cup 2018 squad for Spain. Morata, has been unfortunate through injury and lack of form. He broke a 13-match barren run with the first goal during the 2-1 extra time win over Leicester City in the FA Cup.
All Chelsea Players Called Up For March 2018 International Friendlies
Below are the players called up and their countries too.
Belgium: Thibaut Courtois, Eden Hazard and Michy Batshuayi – Friendly at home to Saudi Arabia next Tuesday.
Brazil: Willian – Friendlies away to Russia on Friday and Germany next Tuesday.
Denmark: Andreas Christensen – Friendlies at home to Panama on Thursday and Chile next Tuesday.
Nigeria: Victor Moses, Ola Aina and Kenneth Omeruo – Friendlies away to Poland on Friday and against Serbia at Hive Stadium, London, next Tuesday.
Argentina: Willy Caballero – Friendlies against Italy at the Etihad Stadium on Friday, and away to Spain next Tuesday.
Germany: Toni Rudiger – Friendlies at home to Spain on Friday and Brazil next Tuesday.
France: N’Golo Kante and Olivier Giroud – Friendlies at home to Colombia on Friday and away against Russia next Tuesday.
Italy: Davide Zappacosta – Friendlies against Argentina at the Etihad Stadium on Friday, and away to England next Tuesday.
Spain: Cesar Azpilicueta and Marcos Alonso – Friendlies away to Germany on Friday and at home against Argentina next Tuesday.
Czech Republic: Tomas Kalas – Friendlies against Uruguay in China on Friday and away to China next Monday.
USA: Matt Miazga – Friendly at home to Paraguay next Wednesday.
Croatia: Mario Pasalic – Friendlies against Peru on Friday and Mexico next Tuesday, both games to take place in USA.
Ethan Ampadu was initially called into the senior Wales squad for their matches in the China Cup, but has since withdrawn due to injury.
Younger age groups
England Under-21s: Fikayo Tomori , Jake Clarke-Salter and Tammy Abraham – Friendly at home to Romania on Friday and a European Championship qualifier at home against Ukraine next Tuesday.
England Under-19s: Jamie Cumming, Trevoh Chalobah, Reece James, Dujon Sterling and Mason Mount – Elite Round of European Championship qualifying with games against Hungary on Wednesday, Latvia on Saturday and Macedonia next Tuesday.
England Under-18s: Marc Guehi, George McEachran, Conor Gallagher and Callum Hudson-Odoi (pictured below) – Matches at home to Qatar on Wednesday, Argentina on Friday and Belarus next Monday.
England Under-17s: Clinton Mola and Tino Anjorin – Matches against Brazil on Friday and next Monday.
Scotland Under-21s: Harvey St Clair – European Championship qualifier away to Andorra on Friday.
Serbia Under-21s: Danilo Pantic – European Championship qualifier away to Gibraltar on Friday and friendly against Italy next Tuesday.
Sweden Under-19s: Joseph Colley – Elite Round of Euro qualifiers, with games against Ukraine on Wednesday, Romania on Saturday and Serbia next Tuesday.
Poland Under-19s: Marcin Bulka – Elite Round of Euro qualifiers, with games against Czech Republic on Wednesday, Italy on Saturday and Greece next Tuesday.
Netherlands Under-18s: Juan Castillo – Match against Italy on Friday.
Scotland Under-17s: Billy Gilmour – Elite Round of Euro qualifiers against Greece on Wednesday, Norway on Saturday and Germany next Tuesday.
What do you make about Morata’s and Fabregas’ absence from the Spain squad. Let’s hear your view on the All Chelsea Players Called Up For March 2018 International Friendlies.