Chilwell and Gray added to England squad


Demarai Gray

Leicester signed winger Demarai Gray from Birmingham in January 2016 after meeting a £3.7m release clause in his contract

Leicester City’s Ben Chilwell and Demarai Gray have been added to the England squad for Tuesday’s friendly against Switzerland.

The pair have been drafted in from the England Under-21s.

Left-back Chilwell, 21, and forward Gray, 22, could both make their international debuts at Leicester’s King Power Stadium against the Swiss.

Luke Shaw will return to Manchester United on Monday after suffering a concussion in Saturday’s loss to Spain.

Gareth Southgate’s side fell to Spain in the Uefa Nations League, losing 2-1 at Wembley on Saturday in their first game since reaching the World Cup semi-finals in Russia.

Both Chilwell and Gray, Premier League winners with Leicester City, have represented England at under-21 level but are yet to make a senior appearance.

Gray, who joined the Foxes in January 2016 from Birmingham City, has scored once in four Premier League fixtures so far this season

Meanwhile Chilwell joins team-mate Harry Maguire among Southgate’s available defenders.

Article source: http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/football/45466420

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