Wednesday 31 October 2012
A number of players in the Barclays Premier League have been called up for international friendlies that are due to take place on November 14.
Wigan Athletic forward Franco Di Santo was rewarded for his displays in the Barclays Premier League, where he has scored three goals this season, with a first call-up to the Argentina squad for their match against Saudi Arabia in Riyadh.
He is joined in the squad by Fabricio Coloccini, of Newcastle United, and Manchester City’s Pablo Zabaleta and Sergio Aguero.
Argentina (to play Saudi Arabia in Riyadh): Pablo Zabaleta (Manchester City), Fabricio Coloccini (Newcastle United), Sergio Aguero (Manchester City), Franco Di Santo (Wigan Athletic)
Brazil (to play Colombia in New Jersey, in the US): David Luiz (Chelsea), Ramires (Chelsea), Sandro (Tottenham), Oscar (Chelsea)
Zambia (to play South Africa in Johannesburg): Emmanuel Mayuka (Southampton)
Republic of Ireland (to face Greece in Dublin): Kieren Westwood (Sunderland), Seamus Coleman (Everton), John O'Shea (Sunderland), Stephen Kelly (Fulham), Shane Duffy (Everton), Ciaran Clark (Aston Villa), James McCarthy (Wigan Athletic), David Meyler (Sunderland), Glenn Whelan (Stoke City), Conor Clifford (Chelsea), James McClean (Sunderland), Robbie Brady (Manchester United), Wes Hoolahan (Norwich City), Jon Walters (Stoke City)