Journalist Tom Barclay has now claimed that Chelsea youngster is now set to be called up to the England U21 squad today.

He took to Twitter to state that the 18-year-old will get the opportunity to play up a level for the Young Lions as they prepare for the upcoming European Championships.

Hall has been relied upon recently to fill the void of left-back that injuries have plagued in the current squad.

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Both Ben Chilwell and Marc Cucurella are going to be out for the rest of the season it seems with individual issues. This has led to the 18-year-old being a starter in the last two outings, including another game against Manchester City.

He has been an impressive performer in those games too, with him being arguably the best performer on the pitch in the defeat to the Champions.

Now, Barclay has claimed he is set to be rewarded with a call-up to U21s today.

Hall to be called up to U21s

He said: “Chelsea’s Lewis Hall is expected to be called up by the England Under-21s for the first time today for a training camp to prepare for this summer’s Under-21 Euros.

“Man City and West Ham players will not be in it due to their involvement in CL and ECL finals.”

Hall was originally supposed to be representing the U20 side at the World Cup which is currently taking place in Argentina.

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However, the requirement Chelsea had to keep him to play left-back saw him not allowed to be released, undoubtedly a big blow.

The same fate was met by midfielder Carney Chukwuemeka, who has been a key member to youth sides in the past year or so.

The 19-year-old however has not had the same opportunities as Hall since the announcement though, not yet starting a game since it occurred.

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