Ronan Curtis has been drafted into the Republic of Ireland senior squad for a second time.
Martin O’Neill has called-up the Pompey forward for his side’s Nations League clash against Wales on Tuesday.
Curtis was included in Ireland’s provisional 32-man set-up ahead of the international break.
He didn’t make the final cut, however, and subsequently linked up with his country’s under-21s for their two European Championship qualifiers.
The former Derry City ace featured in Noel King's side’s 3-1 defeat in Israel on Thursday, which ended their hopes of making next year’s tournament in Italy and San Marino.
With Ireland under-21s’ game against Germany on Tuesday a dead rubber, O’Neill has opted to draft Curtis into his squad to face Wales at Dublin’s Aviva Stadium.
It’s the second occasion the 22-year-old has been promoted to the Boys In Green’s senior panel.
Curtis was handed his maiden call-up last month but was an unused substitute in Ireland’s 1-1 draw with Poland.
The chirpy frontman has been in barnstorming form since arriving at Pompey this summer.
He’s registered six goals and five assists, playing a key role in Kenny Jackett's side’s early title charge.
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