Jack Grealish HAS to go to the Euros this summer season if he’s match sufficient, based on Liverpool legend Ray Houghton.
Grealish returned to the Aston Villa squad for the primary time since February in an enormous increase to England forward of subsequent month’s match.
The 25-year-old was named on the bench as Dean Smith’s aspect confronted Everton on Thursday night time, and got here on for the ultimate 18 minutes.
Grealish had missed 12 video games with a shin damage and should now show he may be prepared for England.
The midfielder solely made his debut for Gareth Southgate’s aspect final August and has 5 caps to his title.
His debut was lengthy overdue, however a glut of expertise in his place and probably a niggling damage downside might influence his place on the aspect.
Chatting with talkSPORT 2, Houghton mentioned: “If he’s very shut, I’d take him as he’s the type of participant who can take defence to assault in a short time.
“In tight conditions the place you’re successful 1-Zero he can maintain onto the ball. He’s very adept at that and adept at getting free-kicks to gradual the sport down. He’s received his value to the workforce.
“The targets he’s scored, probabilities he’s created and assists he’s received has been terrific.
“If he’s close to 100 per cent match you then’ve received to take him. England have gotten so many gamers, I wouldn’t like being in Gareth Southgate’s place as there’s going to be some defenders he’s going to have to go away out.
“(Trent) Alexander-Arnold wasn’t within the squad for the final video games and there have been a number of query marks round that. He’s actually come on in the previous couple of weeks.
“In midfield, there’s some massive selections to be made.”