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Dozzell replaces Chalobah in England Under-20 squad

PUBLISHED: 10:53 11 October 2018 | UPDATED: 10:53 11 October 2018

Andre Dozzell has been called up to the England U20 squad. Photo: Steve Waller

Andre Dozzell has been called up to the England U20 squad. Photo: Steve Waller

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Andre Dozzell has replaced Ipswich Town club-mate Trevoh Chalobah in the England Under-20 squad ahead of friendlies against Italy and the Czech Republic.

Trevoh Chalobah has been withdrawn from the England U20 squad after suffering a slight knock against Swansea. Photo: PagepixTrevoh Chalobah has been withdrawn from the England U20 squad after suffering a slight knock against Swansea. Photo: Pagepix

Chalobah, on loan with the Blues from Chelsea, has been withdrawn after suffering a minor knock in Saturday’s 3-2 win at Saturday.

Dozzell, along with fellow Town midfielder Flynn Downes, initially joined up with the squad only to train. However, the former Copleston High School pupil has now been called into the main party.

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The 19-year-old played a key role in England winning the European Under-19 Championships last summer, but then missed the entire 2017/18 campaign with a cruciate knee ligament injury sustained in the season-opener.

Flynn Downes has been training with England's U20s too. Photo: Steve WallerFlynn Downes has been training with England's U20s too. Photo: Steve Waller

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He made his competitive return to action when stepping off the bench in last Tuesday’s 2-0 home defeat to Middlesbrough and then started at The Liberty Stadium.

Having previously been capped at U16 to U19 level, he could now make his England U20s debut against Italy, at AFC Fylde’s ground in Lancashire, tonight. The Young Three Lions then travel to face the Czech Republic in Budejovice on Monday.

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