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Reds England Trio Set to Take on Mamadou Sakho and France

Three of Liverpool's English contingent have been called up to the national team, with the Three Lions set for a marquee showdown with Mamadou Sakho and France.

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The November international break is set to be wall-to-wall friendlies for Liverpool's participants, with the group stages of Euro qualification done and only a few third-place playoffs left to decide the final few slots. No Reds are set to play in those—though former Liverpool defender Daniel Agger will captain Denmark as they take on Sweden—which leaves only friendlies.

The largest Liverpool contingent will be heading off to play for England, with Nathaniel Clyne, Adam Lallana, and James Milner all called up for friendlies against Spain next Thursday and then France. That second match, set for Tuesday the 17th, could see the English Reds facing off against club teammate Mamadou Sakho, who is back in the fold for France now that he's being selected at the club level.

France's first match of the break could also be an intriguing one for Liverpool fans, as they are set to take on Germany on Friday the 13th. The German squad hasn't been officially announced yet, but it's likely that Emre Can will again be called on to represent his country, and hopefully for any watching Liverpool fans the date doesn't lead to bad luck either for him or club teammate Sakho.

Jordon Ibe will also be representing England over the break, as the 19-year-old has been called up for a pair of U21 matches, with Gareth Southgate's youth take on Bosnia and Herzegovina and then Switzerland.

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