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November's upcoming internationals

Nine Albion players could be playing for their countries over the next ten days.

By Charlie Hanson • 10 November 2020

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Joel Veltman has played 26 times for the Netherlands.

Albion's Irish trio will be hoping for a starting berth at Wembley on Thursday, while there's plenty of Nations League clashes taking place on the continent.

Aaron Connolly, Shane Duffy and Jayson Molumby: The Republic of Ireland begin their internationals with a friendly against England on Thursday at Wembley, kick-off 8pm. They then head to the Cardiff City Stadium on 15th November for a Nations League match against Wales. Three days later they take on Bulgaria in Dublin.

Connolly has since been ruled out of all three fixtures due to injury.

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Aaron Connolly in action against Finland for the Republic of Ireland.

Joel Veltman: The Netherlands host Spain in Amsterdam on Wednesday (11th) for a friendly, before taking on Bosnia & Herzegovina at the same venue on Sunday 15th in the Nations League. The Dutch then travel to Poland on the 18th.

Leandro Trossard: The Belgium international has had to withdraw from the Red Devils' squad through injury.

Tariq Lamptey: Having made his England under-21 debut in September, the 20-year-old could add to his caps as the Three Lions face Andorra (13th) and Albania (17th) in UEFA Under-21 Championship qualifiers. Both of those fixtures are at Molineux.

Andi Zeqiri: Switzerland are also in UEFA Under-21 Championship qualifying action as they host Azerbaijan on Thursday (12th), before heading to Caen on Monday (16th) to take on France.

Jakub Moder: Poland kick-off their internationals on Wednesday night as they take on Ukraine in a friendly, before facing Italy (15th) and Holland (18th) in the Nations League. 

Percy Tau: The forward arrives in Durban today ahead of South Africa's two friendlies against Sau Tome – an African island nation – on Friday in Moses Mabhida and in Port Elizabeth next Monday.

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Leo Ostigard is spending the season on loan at Coventry City.

Leo Ostigard: The defender will be hoping to make his senior debut for his country in their Nations League games in Romania on Sunday, before they face Austria on the 18th.

Viktor Gyokeres: Sweden under-21s head to Italy on Wednesday 18th for a UEFA Euro under-21 qualifier.

Their match against Israel has been cancelled due to Covid-19 concerns.

Carl Rushworth, Teddy Jenks, Jensen Weir and Haydon Roberts: While they have no matches to look forward to, England age group training camps are taking place at St George's Park. Goalkeeper Carl Rushworth will be with the under-20s and midfield pair Teddy Jenks and Jensen Weir with the  under-19s. Haydon Roberts, who is currently on loan with League One Rochdale, is on stand-by for the under-19s camp. 

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