Southampton goalkeeper Fraser Forster will return to the England squad for the first time in six years after Sam Johnston will withdraw this week
. Replaces Aaron Ramsdale with a hip injury. England will warm up against Switzerland and the Ivory Coast,
however , according to The ufabet , the 28-year-old will not be able to train with his team-mates on Tuesday. Causing another to withdraw and Gareth Southgate had to look for new options for goalkeepers.
And although he hasn’t made a cap for England since 2016, Forster is a favorite to be called in to replace Johnston, who returned to Southampton in the second half of the season.
The 34-year-old goalkeeper did not play in the Premier League for Southampton until on Boxing Day when Alex McCarthy was injured. This gave him 12 consecutive starts and impressive results.
If true, he will become a player. The third “Southern Saint” to feature for the national team this month follows Kyle Walker-Peters and James Ward-Prowse,
Forster is unlikely to feature in both. Against Switzerland and the Ivory Coast, with Jordan Pickford and Nick Pope more options than him
, Southgate will face the withdrawal of players. “A lot of these rounds, such as Trent Alexander-Arnold, Reece James and Tammy Abraham, all have injuries.
That resulted in Crystal Palace full-back Tyrek Mitchell being called up to the national team for the first time, joining club-mates Connor Gallagher and Marc Gehi, while Ole. Aston Villa forward Lee Watkins has also been brought in to add to the forward selection.