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Pearce calls for Maguire

Pearce calls for Maguire (©GettyImages)
Pearce calls for Maguire (©GettyImages).

Sheffield United defender Harry Maguire has been handed his first England Under-21 call-up for Tuesday's friendly against Northern Ireland.

Maguire and Leicester striker Martyn Waghorn have both been summoned to the squad after Pearce lost three players including Wilfried Zaha, the Football Association confirmed on Sunday evening.

Zaha was moved up to the senior squad by Roy Hodgson after five players pulled out of Wednesday's game in Sweden, while Blackburn midfielder Jason Lowe and Newcastle forward Sammy Ameobi withdrew due to injury.

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