Arsenal trio make U19 squad

Arsenal trio make U19 squad

England U19 coach Noel Blake has named an exciting young squad for their forthcoming friendly against Slovakia taking place at the beginning of next month.

He has included three of Arsenal’s Academy Premier League-winning team from last season, including captain Nico Yennaris who only turned 17 this summer. Alongside him is prolific forward Benik Afobe and midfield powerhouse Emmanuel Frimpong fresh from impressing in the Emirates Cup.

Other exciting names include Chelsea’s creative midfielder Josh McEachran who has been tipped as one to watch by many this year, whilst Liverpool’s summer signing Jonjo Shelvey is one of the most experienced players in the squad, having broken on to the scene with Charlton Athletic at just 16.

Squad in full:

Benik Afobe (Arsenal)
Ross Barkley (Everton)
Aziz Deen Conteh (Chelsea)
Emmanuel Frimpong (Arsenal)
Ezekiel Fryers (Manchester United)
Shaun Jeffers (Coventry City)
Will Keane (Manchester United)
Josh McEachran (Chelsea)
Jack Mills (Reading)
Michael Ngoo (Liverpool)
Lee Nicholls (Wigan Athletic)
Bruno Pilatos (Middlesbrough)
Jonjo Shelvey (Liverpool)
Jed Steer (Norwich City)
Luke Williams (Middlesbrough)
Andre Wisdom (Liverpool)
Nicholas Yennaris (Arsenal)

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