Fikayo Tomori claims choosing England over Nigeria, Canada was an easy task

Fikayo Tomori claims choosing England over Nigeria, Canada was an easy task

- Fikayo Tomori was recently handed his first England call up

- The Three Lions battle Czech Republic and Bulgaria in this month's Euro 2020 qualifiers

- Fikayo insisted that he had no issues committing his future to England over Nigeria and Canada

Chelsea defender Fikayo Tomori has insisted that he had no issues committing his international future to England.

The 21-year-old was eligible to play for Nigeria, Canada or the English national team, but the Blues star chose to pitch his tenth with the Three Lions.

He was among the squad Gareth Southgate invited for their Euro 2020 qualifiers against Bulgaria and Czech republic this month.

According to Sky Sports, Fikayo said he was thrilled to be wanted by three countries at the senior level but added that he was more inclined to playing for the English team ahead of others.

"I think the call-up kind of solidifies that," Tomori told reporters, including Sky Sports.

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"Being eligible to play for three countries was, it depends on how you look at it, a good thing and a bad thing.

"Once I got the call-up to England there wasn't a really a doubt in my mind that I was going to commit.

"Being here now, I just want to try and get my first cap and then try and get more after that as well."

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Tomori has featured for both Canada and England at the cadet levels and the recent call up from Southgate helped him shun interests from the other countries.

The full back will now join the likes of Gabriel Agbonlahor, John Fashanu, Ross Barkley, Dele Alli, Tammy Abraham, Jordan Ibe amongst others to dump turn Nigeria down and play for the European country.

Legit.ng earlier reported that Tammy Abraham has openly confessed that his dream has always been to represent England at topflight level.

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The Chelsea striker has in the past been lured to switch allegiance to Nigeria, but the 21-year-old opted to join Gareth Southgate's squad when he was called up last week.

The 22-year-old could finally get his chance to make his competitive debut when the Three Lions take on the Czech Republic and Bulgaria in a Euro 2020 qualifier.

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