Nigerian born Bukayo Saka earns 1st England call up
Nigerian born Bukayo Saka has been called up to the England senior national team
Saka was called up on Thursday, October 1st to the Three Lions.
Saka who was born to Nigerian parents hinted that he could play for the Super Eagles of Nigeria but has opted to choose the country of his birth.
He took to his official Twitter account to reveal his happiness about the call up to the senior England squad.
He said, “Honoured and grateful to get my first @england call up ! #Blessings.”
— Bukayo Saka (@BukayoSaka87) October 1, 2020
Saka is part of the squad that will take on Wales on Thursday 8 October before the Nations League fixtures on Sunday 11 October against Belgium and Denmark on Wednesday 14 October.
See the England squad to face Wales, Belgium and Denmark:
Tammy Abraham (Chelsea), Trent Alexander-Arnold (Liverpool), Harvey Barnes (Leicester City), Dominic Calvert-Lewin (Everton), Ben Chilwell (Chelsea), Conor Coady (Wolverhampton Wanderers), Eric Dier (Tottenham Hotspur), Joe Gomez (Liverpool), Jack Grealish (Aston Villa) Dean Henderson (Manchester United), Jordan Henderson (Liverpool), Danny Ings (Southampton), Harry Kane (Tottenham Hotspur), Michael Keane (Everton), Harry Maguire (Manchester United), Ainsley Maitland-Niles (Arsenal), Tyrone Mings (Aston Villa), Mason Mount (Chelsea), Kalvin Phillips (Leeds United), Jordan Pickford (Everton), Nick Pope (Burnley), Marcus Rashford (Manchester United), Declan Rice (West Ham United), Bukayo Saka (Arsenal) Jadon Sancho (Borussia Dortmund), Raheem Sterling (Manchester City), Kieran Trippier (Atletico Madrid), Kyle Walker (Manchester City), James Ward-Prowse (Southampton), Harry Winks (Tottenham Hotspur)