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SportSolanke receives England U21 call from Boothroyd

18:20  14 march  2019
18:20  14 march  2019 Source:

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England 's national Under-21 football team, also known as England Under-21s or England U 21 (s), is considered to be the feeder team for the England national football team.

England U 21 's netted 5 goals in a superb away win to Denmark, stretching their unbeaten run to 22 games. Dominic Solanke and Dominic Calvert-Lewin both had a brace, whilst Demarai Gray was on the scoresheet too as Aidy Boothroyd 's Young Lions' secured a comfortable victory.

Solanke receives England U21 call from Boothroyd © Mike Hewitt/Getty Images Sport AFC Bournemouth v Wolverhampton Wanderers - Premier League

England U21s manager Aidy Boothroyd has called on the services of AFC Bournemouth’s Dominic Solanke for his side’s upcoming fixtures.

The Bournemouth Echo report that Solanke could represent the Three Lions youngsters at the Vitality Stadium in the second of their two fixtures this month.

The striker is yet to find the back of the net for the Cherries in four Premier League appearances since his £19m January move from Liverpool.

With Calum Wilson returning to full fitness, the 21-year-old is likely to not feature heavily in the coming weeks for Eddie Howe’s team.

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Two goals from Dominic Solanke saw England U 21 s secure an impressive 2-1 victory against Italy U 21 s in a friendly in Ferrara on Thursday night. The Liverpool forward gave Aidy Boothroyd 's side the lead in the 11th minute before Juventus winger Moise Kean equalised two minutes from half-time.

Solanke 's Liverpool minutes concerns Boothroyd . He received his first England cap in November when he came on as a second-half substitute in a friendly with Brazil. Boothroyd 's comments come after England manager Gareth Southgate called for Premier League clubs to give more opportunities

Solanke receives England U21 call from Boothroyd © Jan Kruger/Getty Images Sport Jan Kruger/Getty Images Sport

That has not put off Boothroyd, who saw Solanke score four goals in the Young Lions’ European Championship qualifying campaign.

The finals take place in Italy and San Marino this summer with this months matches acting as a warm-up friendlies for the tournament.

Solanke and co will take on Poland at Bristol City’s Ashton Gate before a clash with Germany at the Vitality on March 26th.

Cherries fans will hope the former Liverpool forward can use the matches to sharpen his skills before returning to top-flight action away at Leicester City on March 30th.

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