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The recently appointed Young Lions coach believes the West Ham youngster has a rare abundance of skill and trickery, and is pleased with the progress the 20-year-old is making

Gareth Southgate is delighted to have West Ham midfielder Ravel Morrison in his England Under-21 squad and believes he is capable of doing things that are "out of the ordinary".

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The 20-year-old scored a wonder goal in the Hammers' 3-0 win over Tottenham at the weekend and Southgate has hailed his ability to beat players, something the manager believes was honed from exposure to street football.

Southgate said: “We’ve got at least three players, maybe more, who have the ability to do things that are out of the ordinary. When you’re playing at international level, the best players in the world can beat people.
 
“That ability to go past somebody, as Ravel did [against Tottenham] and Raheem Sterling and Wilf [Zaha] can do, they’re creative players and we can’t develop those skills.
 
“I suspect they learnt how to do that in street football, in a park, in cage football, whatever environment. Young people make such massive leaps and progression at this sort of age, and he’s clearly doing that at the moment.”

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