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Poland v Scotland: Artur Boruc to face old friends

Artur Boruc: In Poland squad. Picture: Getty

Artur Boruc: In Poland squad. Picture: Getty

Artur Boruc will cross swords with his old Celtic team-mates David Marshall, Charlie Mulgrew and Scott Brown after being named in the provisional ­Poland squad to face Scotland.

The former Celtic favourite, who is now starring in the English Premier League with Southampton, is one of 18 ­foreign-based players to have been selected by national ­manager Adam Nawalka.

Nawalka’s squad will be ­supplemented by a handful of home-grown players, to be ­announced early next week.

Boruc – a veteran of some heated Old Firm battles in his five years in Glasgow – will also renew hostilities with ­ex-Rangers players Allan ­McGregor, Alan Hutton, Steven Whittaker, Charlie Adam, Chris Burke and Steven Naismith on 5 March in Warsaw.

Robert Lewandowski, ­however, will be the main ­attraction at Poland’s national stadium after the Borussia ­Dortmund superstar was selected to captain the squad. The 25-year-old has already netted 19 goals this term and will join ­European champions Bayern Munich in the close season.

Fellow Dortmund man ­Lukasz Piszczek will also be a threat to Gordon Strachan’s side, while he is joined by a number of ­Bundesliga regulars in an ­experienced squad.

PROVISIONAL POLAND SQUAD: Boruc (Southampton), Szczesny (Arsenal), Fabianski (Arsenal), Celeban (FC Vaslui), Glik (Torino), Jedrzejczyk (FK Krasnodar), Komorowski (Terek Grozny), Piszczek (Borussia Dortmund), Szukala (Steaua Bucharest), Klich (PEC Zwolle), Krychwiak (Stade de Reims), Lewandowski (Borussia Dortmund), Milik (Augsburg), Obraniak (Werder Bremen), Peszko (Koln), Polanski (Hoffenheim), Rybus (Terek Grozny), Sobota (FC Brugge).

 

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