Newcastle Club Farward Yoshinori Muto has been called up by Japan team inplace of Takuma Asano who will not played in the AFC asian cup 2019 due to injury.
In the current season Muto who has been scored only one goal in the four matches. He was initially omitted from the Japan 23 Man squad by the Coach Hajime Moriyasu.
But with injury of Hannover’s Asano he will be called up to fill up their space in the team.
🇯🇵 Yoshinori Muto has been called up to the Japan squad for the AFC Asian Cup UAE 2019. The tournament will take place in the United Arab Emirates from 5th January to 1st February 2019.
— Newcastle United FC (@NUFC) December 18, 2018
26 Year old hoping their team will be perform far better from the 2018 fifa world cup as he will be play a great role for samurai blue to reach the round of 16 but team defeat against Belgium.
As per Fixtures, Japan will be starting the Asian cup campaign by playing the first game on 9th January against Turkmenistan.