Atdhe could face England in Euros qualifier

Atdhe Nuhiu is eyeing the possibility of stepping out against England in a Euros 2020 qualifier next week.

Nuhiu and his Kosovo side take on England at St Mary’s Stadium on September 10 and, although the big striker has not been a regular starter at international level, he is again in the squad for their two upcoming Euro qualifiers … the first coming at home to the Czech Republic on Saturday.

Liam Palmer has withdrawn from the Scotland squad for their home Euros qualifiers double header against Russia on Friday and then Belgium on Monday, as his wife is due to give birth in the coming days. However, his replacement in defence is our summer signing David Bates.

Completing a trio of Wednesday players on international duty is Australia midfielder Massimo Luongo who will be with the Socceroos for the opening match of their World Cup 2022 qualifying campaign in Kuwait on September 10.

Keiren Westwood has pulled out of the Republic of Ireland squad for their Euros qualifier at home to Switzerland on Thursday because of a knee injury.

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