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FORMER Newport County AFC defender Regan Poole has been named in the Wales squad for this summer's Toulon Tournament.

The 2017 Toulon Tournament will be the 45th edition of the prestigious under-20 event and will take place between May 29 and June 10.

The 2017 edition will be the first to feature 12 teams and the first to feature Wales.

Robert Page's youngsters will start against hosts France in Aubagne on May 30 before playing Bahrain in Fos-sur-Mer onJune 2 and Ivory Coast in Aubagne on June 5.

Group winners as well as the best second-placed team will qualify for the semi-finals.

England won the competition last year and will return to defend their title, while Scotland will also participate from the home nations.

Wales squad: Lewis Thomas (Swansea City), Luke Pilling (Tranmere Rovers); Cole Dasilva (Chelsea), Cameron Coxe (Cardiff City), Mitchell Clark (Aston Villa), Regan Poole (Manchester United), Aron Davies (Fulham), Rhys Norrington-Davies (Sheffield United), Rhys Abbruzzese (Cardiff City), Joe Rodon (Swansea City); Matthew Smith (Manchester City), Nathan Broadhead (Everton), Jack Evans (Swansea City), David Brooks (Sheffield United), Mark Harris (Cardiff City), Rhyle Ovenden (Watford); Tyler Roberts (West Brom), Daniel James (Swansea City), Liam Cullen (Swansea City), George Thomas (Coventry City).