Swans stars swap club for country
23rd March 2016
With the Barclays Premier League taking a break this weekend due to international fixtures, the Swans have no less than 16 players away with their countries.
Ashley Williams and Neil Taylor are both likely to be involved as Wales face a friendly double header as they step up their preparations for Euro 2016.
Chris Coleman's side welcome Northern Ireland to the Cardiff City Stadium on Thursday (March 24) before travelling to Ukraine on Monday (March 28).
Meanwhile, Gylfi Sigurdsson and Iceland also play two friendlies in the build-up to the European Championships as they visit Denmark (March 24) and Greece (March 29), while Lukasz Fabianski will be hoping to feature for Poland as they play host to Serbia (March 23) and Finland (March 26).
Away from Europe, Ki Sung-Yueng, Jefferson Montero and Modou Barrow have all been called up to their respective nations.
Ki will be involved as South Korea face Lebanon in a 2018 World Cup qualifier in Ansan (March 24), with the home side looking to maintain their 100% record in Group G.
Meanwhile, Jefferson Montero and Ecuador face Paraguay (March 24) and Colombia (March 29) as they look to keep their place at the summit of South American qualifying, while Modou Barrow will be looking to help Gambia progress in African qualifying as they face a two-legged tie against Mauritania on March 25/29.
Elsewhere, Matt Grimes is one of three new faces in England's Under-21 squad as Gareth Southgate's side travel to Switzerland for a European Championship qualifier on Saturday (March 26).
In the other Under-21 ranks, Stephen Kingsley and Oliver McBurnie are included in Scotland's squad for their qualifying games against France (March 24) and Northern Ireland (March 29), while Gregor Zabret is included in Slovenia's squad for their game against the Republic of Ireland (March 28).
Meanwhile, there are no less than four Swans players hoping to be involved for Wales Under-21s as they travel to Bulgaria (March 25) and Romania (March 29) with Ryan Hedges, Josh Sheehan and Connor Roberts all winning call-ups.
Finally, Adnan Maric is included in Sweden's Under-19 squad for their triple header against Portugal (March 24), Slovenia (March 26) and Russia (March 29).
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