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Young Lions squad named for double-header with Scotland at St. George's Park

Friday 02 Oct 2020
The new batch of MU19s worked under Ian Foster as MU18s last season

England MU19s will kick-off their new campaign with a double header against Scotland at St. George’s Park in October.

Under the charge of Ian Foster, who coached the same age group as MU18s last term, the Young Lions will face the Auld Enemy at the national football centre on Thursday 8 and Sunday 11 October.

The majority of the group were capped as MU18s last season, but there’s a first call-up for Aston Villa defender Kaine Kesler and Leeds United’s Charlie Cresswell as the new season begins.

And a number of the squad have changed clubs since last term, such as strikers Joe Gelhardt and Sam Greenwood who have joined Leeds United from Wigan Athletic and Arsenal respectively.

Ian Foster will be taking the MU19s squad in the 2020-21 season

Midfielder Jensen Weir is now on the books of Brighton & Hove Albion having also left Wigan, while defender Luke Matheson is sporting the gold of Wolverhampton Wanderers after a switch from Rochdale.

The Squad

Goalkeepers: Coniah Boyce-Clarke (Reading), Louie Moulden (Manchester City), James Trafford (Manchester City)

Defenders: Levi Colwill (Chelsea), Charlie Cresswell (Leeds United), Kaine Kesler (Aston Villa), Teden Mengi (Manchester United), Luke Matheson (Wolverhampton Wanderers), Haydon Roberts (Brighton & Hove Albion), Dynel Simeu (Chelsea), Nathan Wood (Middlesbrough)

Midfielders: Miguel Azeez (Arsenal), Lewis Bate (Chelsea), Yunus Musah (Valencia), Jensen Weir (Brighton & Hove Albion)

Forwards: Harvey Elliott (Liverpool), Joe Gelhardt (Leeds United), Sam Greenwood (Leeds United), James McAtee (Manchester City), Noni Madueke (PSV Eindhoven), Alex Mighten (Nottingham Forest), Cole Palmer (Manchester City), Morgan Rogers (Manchester City)

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By Nicholas Veevers