Soccer-Chile call up Blackburn's Brereton for World Cup qualifiers


FILE PHOTO: Soccer Football - Championship - Preston North End v Blackburn Rovers - Deepdale, Preston, Britain - November 24, 2020 Blackburn Rovers' Ben Brereton celebrates scoring their second goal Action Images/Jason Cairnduff/File Photo

SANTIAGO (Reuters) - Chile have surprisingly included Blackburn Rovers forward Ben Brereton in their squad for next month's 2022 World Cup qualifiers against Argentina and Bolivia.

Coach Martin Lasarte named a 30-strong squad, which will have to be whittled down ahead of the Copa America, and the uncapped Brereton's name was a particular standout.

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