London - England U21s skipper James Ward-Prowse has admitted
that he has been inspired by the promotion of Tottenham Hotspur's Anglo–Nigerian
midfielder Dele Alli to the Three Lions squad.
The 19-year-old debuted for the England Under-21s in
September against USA in Preston before earning his first England call - up for
Euro qualifiers against Estonia and Lithuania the following month.
England boss Roy Hodgson has picked Alli in his roster for
the upcoming international friendlies against Spain and France, alongside
teammate Eric Dier.
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''They’ve been tremendous for Tottenham, to hold their place
and perform the way they have for a club like Spurs is great,'' he told
''And Dele showed in the time he was here with us the
qualities that he has, so I’m excited to see how they do in these next two
"He’s a young, talented player and to be given the chance
to play in the Premier League is great and you can see in the early stages of
his career that he’s shown great quality and I’m sure he’ll be around for a
Alli has suited up 16 times for Tottenham Hotspur across all
competitions since he returned to the club this summer after spending the
second half of last season on loan at MK Dons.For
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