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Even though Aston Villa are off this weekend, some of the players have been called up for international duty.

Christof Koepsel

After being denied the chance to participate at this summer's World Cup Finals in Brazil, Christian Benteke has been called up for Belgium. It will be good for him to get some game time while he is suspended, and he may feature in a friendly against Iceland on Wednesday and/or against Wales on Sunday for the Euro 2016 qualifying match against Wales.

Captain Ron Vlaar is back in the squad for Netherlands, after missing the last two call-ups due to injury. He may play in his first game for the Dutch since the 3-0 victory over Brazil for third place at the World Cup. Netherlands play Mexico in a friendly Wednesday, and Latvia on Sunday in Euro qualifying.

USA play Colombia on Friday, and both Brad Guzan and Carlos Sánchez have been called up for their respective nations. After that, the United States play Ireland and Colombia face Slovenia, both on Tuesday.

Austria lead Group G, and we may see Andi Weimann against Russia on Saturday, or maybe in Tuesday's friendly against Brazil.

Shay Given and Ciaran Clark are with the Ireland squad. Ireland face Scotland Saturday, and the USA on Tuesday.

Philippe Senderos was with Switzerland, however he pulled out of the squad due to picking up an injury.

Jores Okore is with Denmark's U21 team, while Jack Grealish is not with Ireland's.

Who are you most looking forward to seeing in action? Let us know in the comments!