Pêpe and Fernando Fonseca were called to represent the U21 National Team in two qualifying matches for the European Championship in Italy.
The qualifying matches are reserved for a Portugal – Liechtenstein on March 23 (5:45 p.m.) in Tondela, and a Switzerland – Portugal on March 27 (17 p.m.) in Neuchâtel.
Here is the list:
Goalkeeper: Joel Pereira (Manchester United), André Ferreira (Leixões) and João Virgínia (Arsenal)
Defenses: Diogo Dalot (FC Porto), Fernando Fonseca (Estoril Praia), Ivanildo Fernandes (Sporting CP), Jorge Fernandes (CD Tondela), Francisco Ferreira (SL Benfica), Yuri Ribeiro (Rio Ave) and Pedro Amaral (SL Benfica).
Midfielders: Stephen Eustaquio (GD Chaves), Pedro Rodrigues (Estoril Praia), João Félix (SL Benfica), Xadas (SC Braga), João Carvalho (SL Benfica), Rafael Barbosa (Sporting CP), André Horta (SC Braga) and Pedro Delgado (Sporting CP).
Forward: Gil Dias (Fiorentina), Heriberto Tavares (SL Benfica), Diogo Gonçalves (SL Benfica), Rafael Leão (Sporting CP) and Ronaldo Tavares (Sporting CP).