England call-up for teen ace Bellingham

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Borussia Dortmund midfielder Jude Bellingham could become the third youngest debutant for England after he was called up to the senior squad for the first time.

The 17-year-old had originally been included in the under-21 squad but was promoted to Gareth Southgate's camp after both Liverpool defender Trent Alexander-Arnold and Southampton midfielder James Ward-Prowse withdrew through injury.

Bellingham moved to Dortmund from Championship side Birmingham during the summer and has already made six appearances in the Bundesliga.

Bellingham only made his Birmingham debut last season.

He will now link up with the majority of Southgate's England squad before Thursday's friendly against the Republic of Ireland and Nations League meetings with Belgium and Iceland.

If Bellingham earns his first cap during this international window he will become the third-youngest player in England's history - with only Theo Walcott and Wayne Rooney earning that honour at a younger age.

Forward Marcus Rashford will miss the Ireland game at Wembley as he will not report for duty until Thursday morning for further assessment on an injury suffered in Manchester United's win at Everton.

Southgate is hopeful Rashford can feature in the Nations League clash with Belgium on Sunday before the Iceland meeting three days later.

While most of the players arrived at St George's Park on Monday, a number were scheduled to report on Tuesday morning, with Ben Chilwell, Eric Dier, Harry Kane, Kyle Walker, Joe Gomez, Jordan Henderson and Raheem Sterling given an extra day at home.