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Leicester City could be represented by six England internationals over the course of the summer in the UEFA Nations League and European U21 Championship.
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- Harry Maguire and Ben Chilwell have been named in the provisional England senior squad
- The Three Lions will face the Netherlands in the semi-finals of the UEFA Nations League next month
- Harvey Barnes, Hamza Choudhury, Demarai Gray and James Maddison are in the final Under-21s squad
- England's Young Lions take on France, Romania and Croatia at the UEFA European U21 Championship

Defensive duo Harry Maguire and Ben Chilwell have been named in Gareth Southgate's 27-man provisional senior squad ahead of the inaugural Nations League Finals in June. 

The Three Lions finished top of Group 4 to book a semi-final clash with the Netherlands on Thursday 6 June (7:45pm BST kick-off). A Third-Place Play-Off or Final follows three days later.

Enterprising left-back and Academy graduate Chilwell has made six appearances for his nation after making his senior debut at King Power Stadium against Switzerland in September.

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Meanwhile, centre-back Maguire, one of England’s stars at the 2018 FIFA World Cup last summer, has been capped 18 times for the Three Lions, scoring once in the process.

A final 23-man squad for the tournament will be confirmed before they head to Portugal to begin their bid to win the first-ever Nations League trophy early in June.

Elsewhere, Harvey Barnes, Hamza Choudhury, Demarai Gray and James Maddison have been named in the England Under-21s squad for the European U21 Championship.

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Hamza Choudhury
Hamza Choudhury

After appearing at the Toulon Tournament last summer, Choudhury is going to the Euros this year.

The quartet will link up with their international team-mates ahead of three group stage fixtures against France, Romania and Croatia next month in Italy and San Marino.

France will be their first opposition in Group C, with a fixture on Tuesday 18 June in Cesena (8am BST kick-off), before a clash with Romania at the same venue on Friday 21 June (5:30pm BST).

They will face Croatia in San Marino on Monday 24 June (8pm BST). The three group winners, plus the highest-ranked runner-up, will then advance to the semi-finals.

Fixtures:

England vs. The Netherlands
UEFA Nations League Semi-Final
Thursday 6 June, 7:45pm BST
Estádio D. Afonso Henriques

England vs. Switzerland or Portugal
UEFA Nations League Third-Place Play-Off / Final
Sunday 9 June, 2pm BST / 7:45pm BST
Estádio D. Afonso Henriques / Estádio do Dragão

England U21s vs. France U21s
UEFA U21 EURO 2019 (Group C)
Tuesday 18 June, 8pm BST
Stadio Dino Manuzzi

England U21s vs. Romania U21s
UEFA U21 EURO 2019 (Group C)
Friday 21 June, 5:30pm BST
Stadio Dino Manuzzi

England U21s vs. Croatia U21s
UEFA U21 EURO 2019 (Group C)
Monday 24 June, 8pm BST
San Marino Stadium

Head back to LCFC.com this week for a round-up of all the Club's internationals ahead of a summer which will also include the Africa Cup of Nations and UEFA EURO qualifiers.

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