angers star Scott Arfield has withdrawn from the Canada squad along with Bayern Munich youngster Alphonso Davies ahead of the upcoming international with French Guiana
The Canadian FA confirmed the news on their official Twitter account as they announced replacements for the withdrawals.
KILMARNOCK, SCOTLAND - FEBRUARY 09: Scott Arfield of Rangers is seen in action during the Scottish Cup 5th Round match between Kilmarnock and Rangers at Rugby Park on February 9, 2019 in Kilmarnock, Scotland.

(Photo by Ian MacNicol/Getty Images)

The clash has huge ramifications with the Canadians needing a win to guarantee their spot in both the 2019 CONCACAF Gold Cup and 2019-20 CONCACAF Nations League Group A.
Arfield missed the weekend draw with Kilmarnock and Rangers will be hoping he is fit enough for the Old Firm clash on March 31st.
The midfielder has made 39 appearances for Steven Gerrard’s side, scoring seven times and contributing a further seven assists.
Canada's Scott Arfield (L) gets past Jamaica's Kemar Lawrence (C) during their quarterfinal match of the 2017 CONCACAF Gold Cup at the University of Phoenix Stadium on July 20, 2017 in Glendale, Arizona. Jamaica won 2-1. / AFP PHOTO / MARK RALSTON

(Photo by Mark Ralston/AFP/Getty Images)

Since signing from Burnley last summer, Arfield has been an important part of Gerrard’s side – although he has struggled to avoid niggly injuries throughout the season.
Arfield has also picked up 13 caps for the Canadian national team after being snubbed by Scotland – being named captain earlier this year.
HOUSTON, TX - JULY 11: Scott Arfield #8 of Canada brings the ball up the field against Costa Rica at BBVA Compass Stadium on July 11, 2017 in Houston, Texas.

(Photo by Bob Levey/Getty Images)

Subscribe to Rangers News TV now

The Canadians play French Guiana on March 24th in Vancouver but will need to hope they can win without two of their most important players.
Hopefully, the chance to rest and avoid a long trip to the west coast of Canada will allow Arfield to fully recover before Gerrard’s side travel across the city at the end of the month.

Have something to tell us about this article?