Date: 17th February 2006 at 3:25pm
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Johan Djourou has been deputising in the centre of defence for the absent Kolo Toure of the last few weeks, and his solid performances have not gone unnoticed.

Djourou has just received his first call up for the Swiss national team to face Scotland at Hampden park on March 1st. Johan joins his Arsenal team mate Philippe Senderos. The call up is testament to the way the 19 year old has performed in this difficult season.

List of other International Gooners called up:-

Freddie Ljungberg – Sweeden

Thierry Henry – France

Robert Pires – France

Gilberto – Brazil

Robin van Persie – Holland

Abou Diaby – France under 21’s

Mathieu Flamini – France under 21’s

Anthony Stokes – Republic of Ireland under 21’s

Alex Hleb – Belarus

Mart Poom – Estonia

Theo Walcott – England under 19’s

Kerrea Gilbert – England under 19’s

Jens Lehmann – Germany

Armand Traore – France under 17’s


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