Departing Ipswich Town defender Christophe Berra named in the Scotland squad

Christophe Berra in action for Ipswich Town. Picture: Steve Waller.

Christophe Berra in action for Ipswich Town. Picture: Steve Waller. - Credit: Picture: Steve Waller

Departing Ipswich Town defender Christophe Berra has been named in the Scotland squad for their World Cup qualifier against England at Hampden Park on Saturday, June 10.

After making 186 appearances over four years, the 32-year-old centre-half will be leaving Portman Road when his contract expires after June 30.

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Berra is keen to be nearer his hometown of Edinburgh in order to be closer to his young daughter, with the Blues having chosen not to take up an option to keep him for a further 12 months.

Hearts are widely reported to be interested in re-signing him, while Rangers have also been linked.


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