Southampton striker Che Adams called up by Scotland

Southampton striker Che Adams has played for England's under-20 side, but qualifies for Scotland football team through the grandparent rule.

Southampton forward Che Adams had previously turned down an approach from the Scotland national team in 2019.   -  Getty Images

Southampton's English-born striker Che Adams on Tuesday named in Scotland's squad for the first time ahead of this month's World Cup qualifiers.

The 24-year-old has played for England's under-20 team but qualifies for Scotland through the grandparent rule.

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Adams, who previously turned down an approach from Scotland in 2019, has seven goals and four assists in the Premier League for Southampton.

Hibernian centre forward Kevin Nisbet, second top-scorer in the Scottish Premiership with 12 goals, also received his maiden Scotland call-up.

Steve Clarke's Scotland hosts Austria on March 25, plays away to Israel three days later and faces the Faroe Islands at home on March 31.

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