International football: 20 players surprisingly UNCAPPED for their country including Ander Herrera, Aymeric Laporte and Charlie Austin
Ander Herrera was handed his first international call-up this week.
The Manchester United midfielder has played his way into Jose Mourinho’s starting XI in recent weeks after impressive performances in the holding role. The well overdue phonecall from Royal Spanish Football Federation came after Javi Martinez was forced to withdraw due to injury.
At talkSPORT, it was surprising to hear it will be the Spaniard’s first involvement with the senior team.
It got us thinking about other players who should possibly have been capped by their country – and we have compiled a surprisingly long list, including a few Englishmen.
Click the right arrow, above, to see who is yet to receive their first international cap. Do you think one of these players or someone else is deserving of a first appearance for their country? Comment with your thoughts, below…