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McClean and Fletcher receive international call-ups

Duo to participate in friendlies

JAMES McClean and Darren Fletcher have been called up by their nations for forthcoming friendlies.

McClean has been included in the Republic of Ireland’s 35-man squad for their fixture with the Netherlands in Dublin on Friday, May 27 (ko 7.45pm).

Martin O’Neill will use the practice match to look at a number of players before finalising his plans ahead of Euro 2016.

The Republic of Ireland are in Group E and will come up against Sweden on June 13, Belgium on June 18 and finally Italy on June 22.

Meanwhile, Albion’s skipper Fletcher has been named in Scotland’s squad for their matches against Italy and France.

Gordon Strachan’s side play Italy in Malta on Sunday, May 29 (ko 7.45pm), before flying to France to take on the Euro 2016 hosts in Metz on Saturday, June 4 (ko 8pm).