Crystal Palace coach Roy Hodgson has urged England manager Gareth Southgate to beat Nigeria to the international allegiance of midfield maestro Eberechi Eze.
The 24-year-old attacking midfielder, who qualifies to represent both Nigeria and England, has been in fine form for Palace since Hodgson took over. He has seven goals and three assists in 31 Premier League games this season, including a brace in the defeat of Southampton at the weekend.
Eze was set to be part of England’s provisional 33-man squad for Euro 2020, but he suffered an Achilles injury.
Now that he is back to…