Matty Cash receives first Poland squad call-up as Villa ace eyes debut

Aston Villa defender Matty Cash has been called up by Poland boss Paulo Sousa for their World Cup qualifiers this month.

The 24-year-old had his Polish citizenship confirmed last week, with a view of committing his international career to them and it appears as though he could be in line for his debut sooner rather than later.

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As per the club’s official site, it has been confirmed that Cash has been called up by Sousa for the upcoming qualifiers against Andorra and Hungary this month, and so he’ll be hopeful that he is given an opportunity to impress and cement his place in the starting XI moving forward.

It has been a fast-paced developing situation for Cash as he will now look to represent Poland moving forward, and as per his tweet below, he’s unsurprisingly proud about his call up and revealed his delight about the situation.

“Today I was called up to the Polish national team,” his tweet below reads. “This is a special day for me and my family. Our dreams came true. It is a great honor for me to be given this opportunity. I look forward to meeting my teammates and playing for my country.”

Time will tell if he gets his first taste of senior international football in the next fortnight, but given the fierce competition for places in his position for England, the decision to pursue a career at this level with Poland will hopefully be more fruitful for him and evidently it’s also a choice that he has made with immense pride.

Cash has made 11 appearances for Villa so far this season, scoring one goal and providing one assist to go with his defensive duties, as he has emerged as one of the top and more consistent performers for Dean Smith thus far.