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The Queens Park Rangers defender is holding out on his international future even after several overtures by the Super Eagles’ handlers

Nigeria-born Nedum Onuoha has declared that he is under pressure to decide his international future for the country of his birth but is still holding out for an England call up.

Onuoha has played 21 times for the English Under-21 team and still believes that he could make the Three Lions squad if he improves on his game.

However, older family members are trying to get him to play for the Super Eagles, a team that he follows but with dissimilar emotion compared to the Three Lions.

"The feeling I get when I'm watching Nigeria is different to the feeling when I'm watching England,” Onuoha told the UK Guardian.

“But then also, I've lived my life here, I feel privileged to play here. It's hard for people to understand. I was born in Nigeria. There's a lot of pressure to play for Nigeria from some of my older relatives.

“I want to make a decision when I'm playing well enough to be considered by England too."

Onuoha is currently playing with Nigeria left back Taye Taiwo in the relegation battling Queens Park Rangers team that defeated Arsenal 2-1 at the weekend.

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