Date: 29th September 2016 at 10:33pm
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James McArthur has been called up by Scotland manager Gordon Strachan for the coming international break.

The second break of the 2016/17 campaign in October sees Scotland face Lithuania and Slovakia in the 2018 World Cup qualifying games, and Strachan’s side host Lithuania on October 8 and Hampden Park, before heading to Trnava on October 11 for the game against Slovakia.

Scotland squad:

Goalkeepers:
Craig Gordon (Celtic), Jack Hamilton (Heart of Midlothian), David Marshall (Hull City).

Defenders:
Christophe Berra (Ipswich Town), Gordon Greer (Blackburn Rovers), Grant Hanley (Newcastle United), Alan Hutton (Aston Villa), Russell Martin (Norwich City), Callum Paterson (Heart of Midlothian), Andrew Robertson (Hull City), Kieran Tierney (Celtic), Lee Wallace (Rangers).

Midfielders:
Ikechi Anya (Derby County), Barry Bannan (Sheffield Wednesday), Oliver Burke (RB Leipzig), Darren Fletcher (West Bromwich Albion), James Forrest (Celtic), James McArthur (Crystal Palace), John McGinn (Hibernian), Barrie McKay (Rangers), Shaun Maloney (Hull City), James Morrison (West Bromwich Albion), Matt Ritchie (Newcastle United), Robert Snodgrass (Hull City).

Forwards:
Steven Fletcher (Sheffield Wednesday), Leigh Griffiths (Celtic), Chris Martin (Derby County*), Steven Naismith (Norwich City).

*On loan to Fulham.

Following the five one victory over Malta in the opening qualifier, Darren Fletcher could win his 75th cap for Scotland should he be selected for the Lithuania match.

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