England Under-21s: National service for United duo

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Manchester United's Danny Welbeck and Phil Jones have been named in the England Under-21 squad to face Azerbaijan and Israel in September.

Ross Barkley, 17, who made his Everton debut last Saturday, has been selected while Arsenal's Emmanuel Frimpong, who qualifies for Ghana, is also in the squad for the 2013 European Championship qualifiers. Manager Stuart Pearce said: "I'm pleased a lot of players are pushing through at club and level."

Welbeck and Jones are now set to miss out on places in the England senior squad.