Eight seniors get international call-ups

Last updated : 12 November 2007 By Ben Collins

Micah Richards and Vedran Corluka will go head-to-head when England face Croatia at Wembley next week, while England also have a friendly in Austria on Friday night.

Keeper Andreas Isaksson may be second-choice at City right now but remains number one for Sweden, who have important Euro 2008 qualifiers against Spain in Madrid and Latvia in Solna.

Richard Dunne is set to face Wales at the Millennium Stadium for the Republic of Ireland, who chose to leave out City midfielder Stephen Ireland.

Elano remains in the Brazil squad while Gelson Fernandes, who made his league debut for the Blues on Sunday, has been named in Switzerland's squad to face Nigeria.

Martin Petrov will feature for Bulgaria against Romania and Slovenia, while Georgios Samaras is in the Greece squad for their qualifiers against Malta and Hungary.

Meanwhile, Hart is set to remain in goal for England's U21s against Bulgaria and Portugal. Nedum Onuoha will have a late fitness test on his groin injury.