Ollie Watkins admits he desires of enjoying for England at Euro 2020 this summer season and it will get talked about to him ‘day-after-day’.
The Aston Villa striker is in competition for a spot in Gareth Southgate’s squad for the Euros following a breakout season.
The 25-year-old has scored 14 instances within the Premier League following his switch from Brentford final summer season.
His membership type earned him a call-up to the nationwide aspect in March, the place he scored along with his very first shot heading in the right direction in an England shirt.
Southgate will announce his Euros squad subsequent Tuesday, and Watkins has only one remaining recreation of the Premier League season to make an enduring impression.
And he’s eager to point out he’s worthy of a spot on the Three Lions’ bus.
Chatting with talkSPORT, Watkins stated: “It’s all the time behind my thoughts. Folks point out it day-after-day and after each recreation in regards to the Euros squad.
“I wouldn’t lie about that and I don’t take discover, as a result of I do. I feel it’s everybody’s dream to play for his or her nation and be concerned in a serious event as effectively would prime it off.
“Hopefully I could be there however I’ve bought to carry out in these video games after which can’t do way more.”
Watkins joined Aston Villa for a club-record payment of £28million, which may rise to £33million, after an outstanding season within the Championship.
He scored 25 objectives as Brentford had been pipped to promotion and a transfer away beckoned.
A number of eyebrows had been raised on the payment paid by Villa, however a hat-trick towards Liverpool answered his doubters, with the striker netting an extra purpose towards the Reds later within the season, plus three objectives in two video games towards Arsenal.
And Watkins believes he’s justified his price ticket now.
He stated: “I feel it’s gone very well, personally. I’ve been a little bit bit unfortunate with a couple of VAR selections and hitting the woodwork a couple of instances.
“I really feel like I’ve coped with the Premier League and stepped as much as justify my price ticket.
“I nonetheless really feel like there’s extra for me to enhance on and extra for me to supply.”