England call up Gunn for Brazil friendly after Butland injury

ShareClose Comments
The on-loan Norwich City goalkeeper, son of former Scotland international Bryan, has been called up from the Under-21s to replace Jack Butland

Angus Gunn has been promoted from the England Under-21 team into the senior squad for Tuesday's friendly against Brazil.

Uncapped Gunn, who is on loan at Norwich City from Premier League leaders Manchester City, played the full 90 minutes as England's U21s won 2-0 away to Ukraine on Friday.

Brazil 6/1 to beat England 1-0

The 21-year-old has subsequently been promoted to the senior setup after the withdrawal of Stoke City stopper Jack Butland, who broke a finger in training in his latest injury setback.

With Butland unavailable, coach Gareth Southgate gave Everton goalkeeper Jordan Pickford a chance to impress against Germany at Wembley on Friday.

Pickford made the most of his opportunity by making a string of fine saves in a 0-0 draw against the world champions and he will now be challenged by Gunn and regular number one Joe Hart for selection against Brazil.

Southgate has previously indicated U21 attackers including Dominic Solanke, Demarai Gray and Dominic Calvert-Lewin could be added to his squad for the Brazil game.

Next article:
African All Stars Transfer News & Rumours: Chuba Akpom set for Arsenal exit
Next article:
Herrera hints at new Man Utd contract with ‘best team in the UK’
Next article:
Guardiola urges Sane to use World Cup snub to 'make him stronger'
Next article:
'Rabiot would be a great signing for Barcelona' - Xavi supports move for PSG star
Next article:
Transfer news & rumours LIVE: Real Madrid prepare £50m Trippier bid
Close

We use cookies to give you the best online experience. By using our website you agree to our use of cookies in accordance with our privacy policy.

Show more Accept