Hammers set for international action

A number of Hammers stars will be featuring for their countries this week

Several West Ham United players will be involved in international action over the next week as the battle to qualify for Euro 2016 hots up.

James Collins’ Wales will book their spot in France if they pick up a point from one of their final two qualifiers, away at Bosnia-Herzegovina or at home to Andorra.

Collins will travel to Zenica for the first game on Saturday, before returning to Cardiff on Tuesday for what should be a celebratory evening against the group’s bottom side Andorra.

Also involved in European qualifiers is goalkeeper Darren Randolph, who has been called into the Republic of Ireland squad for their games against Germany in Dublin on Thursday and Poland in Warsaw on Sunday.

Ireland are currently third in the group and will be hoping to seal at least a play-off slot come the end of the double-header.

Elsewhere, Cheikhou Kouyate and Diafra Sakho are both in the Senegal squad for their international friendly away In Algeria next Tuesday.

Josh Cullen will link up with Ireland U21s for their UEFA 2017 U21 Championship qualifiers against Lithuania on Friday and Italy on Tuesday.

Reece Burke and England U20 take on Netherlands, Turkey and hosts Germany in the U20 Elite Cup from Wednesday through to Tuesday.

Sam Howes is involved in UEFA U19 Championship qualifiers with England against Macedonia, Finland and Italy in Finland, while Martin Samuelsen’s Norway U19s face a double header of friendlies against Latvia, on Thursday and Saturday.