Ben Chilwell

Chilwell's England Call-Up Headlines Foxes Representation

Up to 14 Leicester City players could represent their countries over the course of the third international break of the 2018/19 season.

- Leicester City could have 14 players in international action over the next two weeks
- Ben Chilwell has once again been called up for England after making his debut earlier this year
- Demarai Gray is among the Under-21s squad, but Harvey Barnes has withdrawn with an injury

- Kasper Schmeichel (Denmark), Kelechi Iheanacho (Nigeria) and Çağlar Söyüncü (Turkey) are also in line for further caps
- Development Squad defender Alex Pascanu has received a maiden Romania senior call-up

Academy graduate Ben Chilwell will hope to add to his three England caps when the Three Lions host the United States in an international friendly at Wembley on Thursday (8pm GMT kick-off).

On Sunday, meanwhile, England will conclude their UEFA Nations League Group A4 campaign at home against Croatia (2pm GMT kick-off).

The English representation continues at Under-21s level as Demarai Gray is called up, but Harvey Barnes, on loan with West Bromwich Albion, has withdrawn from the Young Lions squad with an injury.

They begin preparations for the UEFA U21 Euros with fixtures against Italy in Ferrara on Thursday (5:30pm GMT kick-off) and Denmark in Esbjerg next Tuesday (5pm kick-off).

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Kasper Schmeichel
Kasper Schmeichel

City's No.1 has 42 caps for his country.

Kelechi Iheanacho, meanwhile, will travel with Nigeria to South Africa for an AFCON qualifier on Saturday (1pm GMT kick-off), before they host Uganda on Tuesday evening (TBC kick-off).

City's No1. goalkeeper, Kasper Schmeichel, could add to his Denmark caps tally in Nations League ties against Wales, away, on Friday night and Ireland, home, next Monday (both 7:45pm GMT kick-offs).

Defender Çağlar Söyüncü will also be among Turkey’s squad when they host Sweden on Saturday (5pm GMT kick-off), before a friendly at home against Ukraine on Tuesday (5:30pm GMT kick-off).

Elsewhere, the Wales squad will feature three Foxes, with Andy King, Danny Ward and George Thomas, who is spending the 2018/19 season on loan with Scunthorpe United, all earning call-ups.

Ryan Giggs’ men tackle Schmeichel’s Danes on Friday before heading to Albania for an international friendly fixture on Tuesday (5pm GMT kick-off).

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Jonny Evans
Jonny Evans

Evans is once again in line for action for Northern Ireland.

For Jonny Evans' Northern Ireland, a friendly with the Republic of Ireland awaits at Aviva Stadium on Thursday (7:45pm GMT kick-off), before a Nations League clash with Austria.

Michael O'Neill's side entertain Austria at Windsor Park on Sunday (5pm GMT kick-off).

Development Squad defender Alex Pascanu, has also earned his first senior call-up to Romania’s full squad, who welcome Lithuania to Ploiești on Saturday (7:45pm GMT kick-off).

They then finish their Nations League group stage campaign with a tie against Montenegro in Podgorica on Tuesday (7:45pm GMT kick-off).

Finally, on-loan quartet Islam Slimani (Algeria), Bartosz Kapustka (Poland U21s), Filip Benković (Croatia U21s) and Daniel Iversen (Denmark U21s) could also see further international action.

For updates on how the Foxes contingent fare over the coming fortnight, make sure to check in on LCFC.com after each matchday.

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