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Liverpool’s Solanke feels blessed with maiden England call-up

00:05 GMT 13/11/2017
Dominic Solanke Italy England U20
The 20-year-old is glad following his invitation for the Three Lions’ friendly encounter against Brazil on Tuesday

Liverpool forward Dominic Solanke expressed his excitement after he was invited to the England senior national team.

Gareth Southgate called up the former Chelsea youngster alongside AFC Bournemouth’s Lewis Cook as the Three Lions prepare for a friendly game against Tite’s men in Wembley Stadium.

The Anglo-Nigerian is in line to make his international debut for England after leading the U-21 side to a 2-0 win over Ukraine on Friday.

Solanke described could not hide the joy with the invitation and has described the feeling as a blessing and honour for him.

“Feel incredibly blessed and honoured to get called up to the @England Senior Squad! Thanks for all the messages!,” Solanke tweeted.