- Gernot Rohr has stated that there is not need for him to call Fikayo Tomori again
- This comes after the Chelsea defender failed to get playing time in England's last two games
- Rohr said he does not need Fikayo Tomori against and wished him well with England
Super Eagles gaffer Gernot Rohr has made it clear that he is no longer interested in calling Chelsea defender Fikayo Tomori to the Nigerian squad.
Tomori was recently invited to the England national team for their Euro 2020 qualifiers against Czech Republic and Bulgaria.
But the 21-year-old Chelsea defender sat on the bench all through for these two games England played.
Since Fikayo Tomori has not played any game for England, he is still eligible to play for the Super Eagles of Nigeria.
But handler of the three-time African champions stated that there is no chance for players to think Nigeria is a second fiddle for them.
”He picked where he is comfortable and we wish him the best with England. No point thinking we can have him back as it will be dangerous if we allow players view Nigeria as 2nd option when all fails
''I think we are bigger than that. I hope he succeeds,''. Rohr told OwngoalNigeria.
Earlier, Legit.ng had reported how Chelsea defender Fikayo Tomori stated clearly that Jollof rice and pounded yam are his two best Nigerian meals even though he decided to play for England.
Fikayo Tomori was recently called to the England national team but was on the bench for their last two games against Bulgaria and Czech Republic.
And while speaking after Chelsea's Champions League game against Ajax in Amsterdam, Tomori revealed that he chose England because they called him first.
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