Gareth Southgate insists Jude Bellingham is just not going to Euro 2020 only for the expertise.
The 17-year-old midfielder was named within the England supervisor’s closing 26-man squad for the event after a powerful debut season with Borussia Dortmund.
Bellingham, who accomplished a £25million switch to the Bundesliga giants from Birmingham final summer season, was chosen forward of Manchester United’s Jesse Lingard and Southampton’s James Ward-Prowse.
In his press convention on Tuesday, Southgate hinted Bellingham may have a big position to play at Euro 2020.
He stated: “Jude is phenomenal.
“Simply in coaching within the final couple of days, to have a 17-year-old, who desires to compete with senior gamers, not solely has the method, however the competitiveness and maturity… he’s a massively thrilling participant.
“He’s going to be an essential participant for England. We’re not simply taking him for the expertise.
“The expertise goes to be huge for him and for future England managers as a result of I don’t see something in his character which means he gained’t succeed.
“However his efficiency ranges with Dortmund within the large Champions League video games have been the issues that basically struck us.
“He stood up in these large moments. They’re the moments we’re actually assessing the gamers on.”
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