England Coach, Gareth Southgate have handed call-ups to Chelsea duo, Tammy Abraham and Tomori Fikayo ahead of their Euro 2020 Qualifiers against Czech Republic and Bulgaria.
Both players were eligible to play for either England or Nigeria, as they are yet to compete in a competitive match for any of the Countries.
Answering questions after the England international release the names “It’s not ethically right to give someone a cap just so they can’t play for someone else. Tammy Abraham and Fikayo Tomori are both in on merit and have been part of our junior system right the way through, so we see them as English players and they have a huge desire to play for England at senior level.” – Gareth Southgate.
Meanwhile, The English has also welcome back Tammy Abraham via twitter handle
— England (@England) October 3, 2019
Abraham made his debut for the three Lions in the 0-0 draw against Germany in 2017 and have ended every possibility of playing for Nigeria, if he makes an appearance in any major qualifiers.
Fikayo Tomori who has also been impressive for Chelsea this season, earned his first ever call-up to the Three Lions.