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Twitter Reacts to Dele Alli Getting an England Call-Up After Only Three Competitive Starts

Twitter Reacts to Dele Alli Getting an England Call-Up After Only Three Competitive Starts

England named their squad for the forthcoming squad for the Euro 2016 qualifiers against Lithuania and Estonia, and, with qualification already secured, Roy Hodgson is branching out with his selection.

Perhaps most surprisingly, earlier today the Three Lions coach named Tottenham youngster Dele Alli in his 23-man squad for the seemingly straight-forward matches, despite the midfielder only starting three competitive games for Spurs.

https://twitter.com/FalandoSPURS/status/649570100404715520

To be fair to Alli, he has looked like an exciting prospect after making the most of an injury to Christian Eriksen and seizing his chance in Mauricio Pochettino’s side after excelling on loan at MK Dons last season, and playing a key part in the Dons’ 4-0 humbling of Manchester United in the League Cup.

Just a few months after playing League One football, the play-maker is suddenly in the international fold, but is he good enough to make the difference? Could he really go to the Euros? I think it’s probably fair to say the reactions have been mixed…

https://twitter.com/Allan123Gary/status/649570621488242688

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