Football Today, March 25, 2022: Premier League stars eye international debut

After European champions Italy were knocked out of the World Cup play-offs by North Macedonia, all eyes turn to the next two days of international friendlies.

England face Switzerland tomorrow night while Spain are in action against Albania as preparations for Qatar continue.

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Marc Guehi is hoping to make his England debut when the Three Lions take on the Swiss at Wembley.

The Crystal Palace defender has been outstanding since leaving Chelsea last summer and unsurprisingly caught the eye of Gareth Southgate.

But could he work his way into the starting lineup ahead of the winter showpiece?

Safe hands

With much of the attention focused on David de Gea’s omission from the Spain squad, Brentford goalkeeper David Raya got his first call-up.

After missing much of the campaign through injury, Raya’s return to the side coincided with an improvement in form for the Bees.

As he continues to impress, we assess whether the 26-year-old is destined for a move to a bigger club.

David Raya hopes to make his Spain debut against Albania tomorrow night

Before you leave

We’ll keep you posted on all the reactions to last night’s World Cup play-offs with Azzurri boss Roberto Mancini battling to save his job and Wales jubilant with a superb performance from Gareth Bale.

And our usual transfer gossip column focuses on Leeds winger Raphinha, who is attracting interest from a host of top European clubs.

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