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Nigeria Born Bukayo Saka May Become Cap-tied To England This Month

England manager Gareth Southgate has named a 29-man group ahead of the Three Lions upcoming international matches against the Republic of Ireland, Belgium and Iceland.
Arsenal starlet Bukayo Saka is in contention to make his competitive senior England debut this month has made the squad list.
The Hale End Academy product has been heavily courted by the Nigeria Football Federation and manager Gernot Rohr but they did not get a commitment from him before he was summoned to England’s senior squad in October.
Saka went on to make his full debut for the Three Lions in a 3-0 rout of Wales at Wembley.
Super Eagles fans will certainly have eyes on the three England matches in November as the Gunners super kid will become cap-tied to his country of birth for life if handed minutes by Southgate in all the games, taking his total appearances to four.
Saka would not be able to switch nationality to Nigeria if that happens as he would have played more than three games for England before turning 21.
Three players born in England, namely Semi Ajayi, Joe Aribo and Ola Aina, as well as former Young Lion Alex Iwobi, have been named in the latest Nigeria squad.

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