Arsenal Emile Smith Rowe called to England squad for the upcoming World Cup qualifiers
Following the withdrawal of man utd attacker Marcus Rashford and Southampton midfielder James Ward-Prowse withdrew on Monday, 21 years old Smith Rowe, has been included in the English Suad for the upcoming World Cup Qualifiers.
Emile Smith Rowe got called up to Gareth Southgate’s England team for the first time in his career.
— England (@England) November 8, 2021
Smith Rowe has been in excellent form for Arsenal this season, scoring four goals and assisting twice in ten starts for Mikel Arteta’s team.
England will face Albania and San Marino in their quest to qualify for the 2022 World Cup in Qatar, but Southgate will begin his preparations with only 22 players.
Mason Mount’s arrival has been delayed owing to recent dental surgery, and Manchester United’s Luke Shaw is now undergoing concussion protocol.
Rashford and Ward-Prowse will remain with their respective clubs during the international break.
After being confirmed in Lee Carsley’s England Under-21 squad, the Arsenal creative midfielder landed at St George’s Park on Monday.