Jenkinson is in line for England call-up, reveals Gary Neville

The 20-year-old has impressed at right-back for Arsenal so far this season, with the England coach confirming that he has been assessed by the Three Lions staff

Gary Neville has revealed that Arsenal defender Carl Jenkinson is contention for an England call-up after a promising start to the season.

After a struggling to break into the Gunners' first-team last term, the full-back has featured in all of his side's Premier League games so far as he continues to deputise for the injured Bacary Sagna.

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The England coach told talkSPORT: "Carl Jenkinson has improved immeasurably over the last 12 months.

"It was very difficult for him at the start of his Arsenal career last year because of the changes in the defence, there was never a settled defence for him to perform in.

"But you look at the way he's performing now and he's been magnificent for Arsenal in the early stages of the season.

"England have good options at right-back with Glen Johnson and Kyle Walker, and others as well, but he's definitely someone who is being watched continuously; he's definitely catching the eye."

Jenkinson is also eligible to play for Finland through his mother but, having only represented the Nordic nation at Under-21 level, is still in contention for the Three Lions.