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Arma finishes off his season in style

Loan striker Adam has earned a call up to England Under-21s after superb second half of the season

19 May 2018

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Loan striker Adam Armstrong has earned a call up to the England Under-21 squad following a superb second half of the season showing for Rovers.

The striker is set to make his first appearance at that level for his country having appeared in the England Under-20s World Cup success last summer, where he featured alongside another Rovers loanee in Harry Chapman.

But Arma will now be part of a squad which will aim to reclaim the Toulon Tournament for a third successive year, with England having triumphed in 2016 and 2017.

Armstrong will be hoping to feature in their initial games against China, Mexico and Qatar for the games which will take place this summer in the south of France.

England will kick off their campaign against China on Saturday 26th May before tackling Mexico three days later, finishing off the group stages against Qatar on Friday 1st June.

The 21-year-old scored nine times from his 21 games in Rovers colours after joining on loan from Newcastle United in January.

The full squad can be found below:

Goalkeepers: Aaron Ramsdale (AFC Bournemouth), Freddie Woodman (Newcastle United)

Defenders: Jake Clarke-Salter (Chelsea), Jay Dasilva (Chelsea), Dael Fry (Middlesbrough), Jonjoe Kenny (Everton), Ezri Konsa (Charlton Athletic), Tom Pearce (Leeds United), Fikayo Tomori (Chelsea), Kyle Walker-Peters (Tottenham Hotspur)

Midfielders: Harvey Barnes (Leicester City), Lewis Cook (AFC Bournemouth), Tom Davies (Everton), Kieran Dowell (Everton), Ovie Ejaria (Liverpool), Ainsley Maitland-Niles (Arsenal)

Forwards: Tammy Abraham (Chelsea), Adam Armstrong (Rovers), Edward Nketiah (Arsenal), Lukas Nmecha (Manchester City)


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