Cash was born in Slough, near London, is of Polish origin, and is a side back who can also play as a winger. He played for Nottingham Forest until 2020, from where he moved on to Aston Villa.


In the 27-person team, there is no player from the Polish league. Arkadiusz Milik, who was ruled out of the recent European Championships by injury, returns to the national team.


However, 22-year-old FC Copenhagen goalkeeper Kamil Grabara was called up for the first time.


The winners of each group will advance directly to the World Cup in Qatar, while the runners-up will play in two-sided play-offs in March.