Jason Cummings to be called up by Scotland for friendly

first_imgNottingham Forest striker Jason Cummings is to be named in the Scotland squad for the friendly against Netherlands at Pittodrie.Scottish FA performance director Malky Mackay is taking charge of the senior team for the challenge match, stepping in after Gordon Strachan’s time as manager ended. He will name his squad to face Dick Advocaat’s side at a media conference on Monday.Mackay has made several changes from the squad that played in the final two matches of the World Cup qualification campaign handing former Hibs striker Cummings his first call-up to the senior team amongst other changes.Rangers midfielder Ryan Jack has been named in the squad and a trio of Aberdeen players have been selected for a match that will be played on their home ground. Kenny McLean and Graeme Shinnie have earned recalls, while on-loan Celtic attacker Ryan Christie gets his first call. Scotland have no competitive matches until the start of the Nations League in September 2018 and currently searching for a new manager following Strachan’s departure.last_img

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