CRYSTAL PALACE loanee Conor Gallagher is set to be called up in place of Chelsea clubmate Mason Mount.
Gallagher, 21, has earned his first senior call-up with his outstanding form since swapping Stamford Bridge for a season-long stay at Selhurst Park.
Conor Gallagher is set to be called up by England for the San Marino clash[/caption]
He will replace Mason Mount, who misses out after having his wisdom teeth removed[/caption]
The midfielder has represented England at every level from Under-17 onwards.
And he was part of the Under-17 World Cup-winning squad.
Gallagher could still represent either Scotland or the Republic of Ireland.
That is due to his family background.
But if he makes a senior competitive appearance for England in San Marino on Monday, or at a future date, he would be committing his international future to the Three Lions.
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Mount and Manchester United’s Luke Shaw both sat out England’s 5-0 win over Albania on Friday but afterwards boss Gareth Southgate confirmed the pair were ‘very unlikely’ to play against San Marino.
Shaw suffered a concussion in the Manchester derby last week while Mount had wisdom teeth removed a few days ago.
Southgate said: “Luke and Mason, very unlikely now. I think we’re going to run out of time with those two.”
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