The international break is perhaps more dreaded than the summer transfer window in the minds of most football fans — especially in England. It means a week without club action, an empty weekend and in most cases, the international football on display is dull when it comes to the Three Lions.

However, this break is a rare occasion in which there could be some excitement, if you’re into your international football; this week is make or break for many countries as they vie for a place at World Cup 2018 in Russia next summer.

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In the slideshow below, we take you through the United players on international duty, country by country, and give you a break down of their country’s qualification status, what they need to do and who and when they could play (if selected by their respective managers).

Fingers crossed none of the lads get injured, with a massive game at Anfield up next for Mourinho and his side…

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