Thursday November 15 2018
Portugal call Rodrigues

Portugal have called up Real Sociedad defender Kevin Rodrigues for their Nations League games against Italy and Poland, replacing Andre Gomes.

They face the Azzurri at San Siro on Saturday at 19.45 GMT.

Today, it was announced that Coach Fernando Santos had added Rodrigues to the list of 24 players.

He will fly out and join the rest of his teammates in Milan.

Rodrigues steps in for injured Everton man Andre Gomes, who has pulled out of the squad for these two games.

Centre-back Pepe is suspended against Italy, but will be available for the Poland match.

Portugal squad for Italy and Poland:

Goalkeepers: Rui Patricio, Beto, Claudio Ramos

Defenders: Cedric Soares, Joao Cancelo, Kevin Rodrigues, Jose Fonte, Luis Neto, Pepe, Ruben Dias, Mario Rui, Raphael Guerreiro

Midfielders: Bruno Fernandes, Danilo Pereira, Joao Mario, Pizzi, Renato Sanches, Ruben Neves, William Carvalho

Forwards: Bernardo Silva, Bruma, Gonçalo Guedes, Rafa Silva, André Silva, Eder

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