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Kanu Nwankwo reacts to Tammy Abraham, Tomori receiving England call-ups

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Former Nigeria international, Nwankwo Kanu, has said he is unmoved, after England handed Tammy Abraham and Fikayo Tomori international call-ups.

Gareth Southgate included the duo in the Three Lions’ squad to face the Czech Republic and Bulgaria in October’s Euro 2020 qualification games.

If both players are cap in either game, they will become ineligible to represent the Super Eagles.

However, Kanu is not bothered, as he feels the West African nation is blessed with talents.

Our problem is that whenever someone starts doing well, we start chasing them which is not bad because other countries do that.

I feel we don’t need to force people to play for the country, because Nigeria is bigger than any player.

We have quality players everywhere so we can’t continue to beg one player to play for us. Nigeria cannot beg, players have to beg Nigeria.

The best way to always go about this is talking to them to play for their fatherland.

If they do, it’s good for us and if they don’t we move on. That’s football and I think we have enough and we can win matches without them,” Kanu told Goal.

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