Friday 31 Aug
Updated Friday 31 Aug 12:30
Academy

Trott and Alese called up for England duty

Ajibola Alese in pre-season action for West Ham United U18s

 

West Ham United youngsters Nathan Trott and Ajibola Alese have been called-up by England at U20 and U18 levels respectively.

Goalkeeper Trott is named in the U20 squad for two friendly matches, the first against Switzerland at St George’s Park on Thursday 6 September and the second against the Netherlands at KVV Quick Boys in Katwijk on Monday 10 September.

The 19-year-old has been capped four times at U20 level previously, most recently in a 3-0 victory over Portugal in March.

Centre-back Alese is in the U18 squad for the Limoges Tournament in France, a four-team round-robin competition which will be played at the Stade Municipal de Beaublanc between 5-9 September.

The 17-year-old has previously been capped five times at U17 level, appearing three times at the UEFA European U17 Championship finals in May.

The Young Lions face the Netherlands on Wednesday 5 September, Russia on Friday 7 September and France on Sunday 9 September.