Arsenal.com's International Watch reports back to base on the players who have temporarily swapped the red and white of Arsenal for the colours of their national sides.

Read on for the latest call-ups ahead of the forthcoming international friendlies...

BRAZIL

HUNGARY v BRAZIL, April 28

Edu has received his first ever call-up to the Brazil squad and flies to Budapest for a friendly against Hungary on April 28. Edu's clubmate, Gilberto, has been rested for the international friendly.

GERMANY

ROMANIA v GERMANY, April 28

Jens Lehmann has been ruled out of the Germany squad ahead their friendly against Romania on Wednesday night. The Arsenal goalkeeper has back pain and will be replaced by Timo Hildebrand of VfB Stuttgart. Lehmann kept a clean sheet in Germany's 3-0 win against Belgium last month.

SWEDEN

PORTUGAL v SWEDEN, April 28

Freddie Ljungberg has been called up to the Sweden squad for a Euro 2004 warm-up fixture against the tournament's hosts, Portugal. Freddie has not played for his country since the 2-0 victory in Poland on September 10, 2003.

SWITZERLAND

BELARUS v SWITZERLAND, April 28

Philippe Senderos has been called up to the Swiss national squad for the international friendly against Belarus on April 28.

CZECH REPUBLIC UNDER-19

CZECH REPUBLIC v BELGIUM, May 4

Michal Papadopulos has been called up to the Czech Republic squad for an Under-19 friendly against Finland. The young striker, on loan at Highbury, has scored three goals in 11 games for Arsenal's reserves this season.

IVORY COAST

GUINEA v IVORY COAST, April 28

Kolo Toure has been provisionally called up to play in a friendly between Guinea and the Ivory Coast in Aix Les Bains.

SPAIN UNDER-17

EUROPEAN CHAMPIONSHIP QUALIFIERS, April 26-May 15

Cesc Fabregas has been called up for the qualifying round for the Under-17 European Championships. The qualifiers take place in France from April 26.

WALES UNDER-21

TRAINING CAMP, April 25-27

Adam Birchall has been called up for a training camp with Wales Under-21s from April 25-27.

Copyright 2014 The Arsenal Football Club plc. Permission to use quotations from this article is granted subject to appropriate credit being given to www.arsenal.com as the source 23 Apr 2004