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Esme Morgan: Man City defender called for England internationals against France and Canada |  Football News

Esme Morgan has been called up to the England women’s squad for their upcoming internationals against France and Canada.

Morgan teamed up with the rest of the England squad at St George’s Park on Tuesday ahead of their April friendlies.

The 20-year-old defender, involved in England’s youth teams since the U17 level, has yet to make her England debut.

A call-up for the national team’s training camp in September 2020 gave him a first glimpse of life with the senior team.

The Manchester City defender has appeared in 10 WSL games and five Champions League clashes for her club this season. She played the full game in City’s 3-0 win at Tottenham on Sunday.

England face third-ranked France in Caen on Friday and meet Canada at Stoke City Stadium on April 13.

Interim boss Hege Riise has named a 24-man squad for April’s double-header, with callbacks for experienced trio Beth Mead, Karen Bardsley and Carly Telford.

Captain Steph Houghton and striker Nikita Parris are unavailable for both games and Riise said this will give the other players the chance to impress and show their abilities ahead of the squad selection for the GB squad. at the Tokyo Olympics.

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