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Squad Update: Josh Cullen Called Up As Browne & Curtis Ruled Out

Squad Update: Josh Cullen Called Up As Browne & Curtis Ruled Out

Squad Replace: Josh Cullen Known as Up As Browne & Curtis Dominated Out

Mick McCarthy has known as former Irish U21s captain Josh Cullen as much as the senior squad for the primary time, with accidents ruling Alan Browne and Ronan Curtis out of the video games towards Gibraltar and Georgia.

Cullen is at present on mortgage at League One aspect Charlton from West Ham and has been impressing on the coronary heart of their midfield this season.

Talking as he minimize his preliminary 38 man squad all the way down to 23, McCarthy had outlined that Cullen “impressed him” when he went to see Portsmouth’s sport towards Charlton final week, a lot in order that the Irish boss opted to go and see him once more midweek.

The 22-year previous has beforehand captained Eire at U21 stage and was awarded the U21 participant of the 12 months award in 2017.

Elsewhere, Preston midfielder Alan Browne, who has been in scintillating kind this season, will miss out with a ankle harm as will Portsmouth winger Ronan Curtis who has a finger harm.

Burnley defender Kevin Lengthy has additionally been drafted in to finish the 23-man squad.