Fabien Frei set for Switzerland debut in Wales qualifier

2012 European Championship Qualifying Group G - Wales v Switzerland

Venue:
Liberty Stadium, Swansea
Date:
Friday, 7 September
Kick-off:
1945 BST
Coverage:
Full commentary on BBC Radio 5 Live, BBC Radio Wales, BBC Radio Cymru & online. Live text commentary online. Watch live on Sky Sports 3
Ottmar Hitzfeld
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Fabien Frei is set for his Switzerland debut in their 2012 European qualifying clash with Wales in Swansea on Friday.

The 22-year-old midfielder, who scored in FC Basel's recent Champions League draw at Manchester United, wins his first Swiss call in their 21-man squad.

Frei joins Arsenal's Johan Djourou, Fulham defender Philippe Senderos and Juventus new boy Stephan Lichtsteiner in Ottmar Hitzfeld's squad.

But Switzerland will be without Frei's FC Basel team-mate Alexander Frei.

The 32-year-old striker quit international footballer earlier this year.

SWITZERLAND SQUAD TO FACE WALES ON 7 OCTOBER

Diego Benaglio (Wolfsburg), Johnny Leoni (Zurich), Marco Wölfli (Young Boys), Johan Djourou (Arsenal), Timm Klose (Nuremberg), Stephan Lichtsteiner (Juventus), Ricardo Rodriguez (Zurich) Philippe Senderos (Fulham), Steve Von Bergen (Cesena), Reto Ziegler (Fenerbahce), Valon Behrami (Fiorentina), David Degen (Young Boys), Eren Derdiyok (Bayer 04 Leverkusen), Blerim Dzemaili (Napoli), Innocent Emeghara (Lorient), Gelson Fernandes (Leicester City), Fabian Frei (Basel), Gökhan Inler (Napoli), Admir Mehmedi (Zurich), Xherdan Shaqiri (Basel), Granit Xhaka (Basel)

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