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Tottenham’s Fraser Forster called up to England squad to replace injured Newcastle star Nick Pope

Sheffield United v Tottenham Hotspur: Emirates FA Cup Fifth Round
Fraser Forster has conceded 12 targets in 12 video games for Spurs (Photograph: Getty)

Tottenham goalkeeper Fraser Forster has been recalled to the England squad to exchange injured Newcastle star Nick Pope.

Pope was named in Gareth Southgate’s 25-man squad on Thursday, as England start their qualifying marketing campaign for Euro 2024 with video games in opposition to Italy and Ukraine.

The 30-year-old was chosen alongside fellow keepers Jordan Pickford of Everton and Aaron Ramsdale of Arsenal.

Nevertheless, on Sunday it was introduced that he had been compelled to drag out of worldwide obligation, with The Athletic reporting that he has been affected by a minor damage for the final week

They declare Pope had missed a lot of coaching and was taking part in via the ache barrier throughout Newcastle’s 2-1 win at Nottingham Forest on Friday.

It’s a nice disgrace for the keeper who has been having fun with a unbelievable season with the Magpies and, alongside Ramsdale, is main the race for the Premier League Golden Glove with 12 clear sheets thus far this season.

His place within the Three Lions squad shall be taken by Forster who received the final of his six England cap seven years in the past.

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Nick Pope is main the race for the Golden Glove (Photograph: Getty)

The 35-year-old was a part of Roy Hodgson’s squads for World Cup 2014 and Euro 2016 however was firmly behind Joe Hart within the pecking order.

Forster signed for Tottenham on a free from Southampton final summer season to function back-up however has been in-between the sticks for the previous month following an damage to Hugo Lloris.

He has saved 5 clear sheets in 12 matches thus far for Spurs however sadly was a part of the groups that acquired eradicated from the Champions League, FA Cup and Carabao Cup.

He’ll be part of fellow Tottenham teammates Harry Kane and Eric Dier within the England squad as they put together to journey to Italy this Thursday earlier than internet hosting Ukraine at Wembley subsequent Sunday.



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