Sierra Leone born former Chelsea player, Nathaniel Nyakie Chalobah is set to make get his first England senior team call-up following a very good start to life at Watford.
22-year-old Chalobah, who made a permanent switch to Watford from Chelsea this summer in search of regular football, is also eligible to play for Sierra Leone despite having represented England at the under-16, under-17, under-19 and under 21 level.
New Watford man Nathaniel Chalobah battles for the ball in the air with Emre Can. pic.twitter.com/O0fjprCXIA
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However, the combative midfielder has never been called up by the Sierra Leonian football federation and has also stated that “he has a strong affiliation to England, the country of his upbringing.’
England manager, Gareth Southgate has also worked with Chalobah during his time as England’s under-21 coach and is reportedly ready to hand the youngster his first senior team call-up as the international break edge closer.