Turkey to face Albania, Moldova in EURO 2020 qualifiers
The Turkish National Football Team squad has been announced ahead of matches in the European Qualifiers for UEFA EURO 2020 against Albania and Moldova set for March 22-25.
In Group H, Turkey will face Albania in an away match on March 22.
On March 25, Turkey will play against Moldova at home in Eskişehir.
Medipol Başakşehir's veteran central midfielder Emre Belözoğlu, 38, has been called to Turkey squad after a long while.
Emre lastly played for Turkey in Oct. 2017 as Turkey lost against Iceland 3-0 in the 2018 FIFA World Cup qualifiers match.
Similar to Emre, Beşiktaş striker Burak Yilmaz, 33, last played against Iceland.
Turkey's announced 28-men squad against Albania and Moldova is as follows:
Goalkeepers: Mert Günok (Medipol Basaksehir), Muhammed Şengezer (Bursaspor), Uğurcan Çakır (Trabzonspor), Sinan Bolat (Royal Antwerp)
Defenders: Gökhan Gönül (Beşiktaş), Mehmet Zeki Çelik (Lille), Çağlar Söyüncü (Leicester City), Kaan Ayhan (Fortuna Dusseldorf), Merih Demiral (Sassuolo), Ozan Kabak (Stuttgart), Hasan Ali Kaldırım (Fenerbahçe), Emre Taşdemir (Galatasaray)
Midfielders: Deniz Türüç (Istikbal Mobilya Kayserispor), Efecan Karaca (Aytemiz Alanyaspor), Yusuf Yazıcı (Trabzonspor), Dorukhan Toköz, Oğuzhan Özyakup, Güven Yalçın (Beşiktaş), Emre Belözoğlu, Irfan Can Kahveci, Mahmut Tekdemir (Medipol Başakşehir), Mehmet Topal (Fenerbahçe), Okay Yokuşlu (Celta Vigo), Yunus Mallı (Wolfsburg), Emre Kılınç (Demir Grup Sivasspor), Hakan Çalhanoğlu (Milan)
Strikers: Burak Yılmaz (Beşiktaş), Cenk Tosun (Everton)