Austin reveals key advantage Spurs and West Brom stars have over him

QPR Fans

The Queens Park Rangers striker has been discussing his England chances.

QPR forward Charlie Austin believes his three main rivals for a place in Roy Hodgson's England team hold a key advantage over him, according to his blog on Sportlobster.

Indeed, Tottenham Hotspur striker Harry Kane, West Brom forward Saido Berahino and Burnley's Danny Ings have all been touted as future England stars - along with Austin.

And the QPR man is wary of a key advantage his rivals have over him in the battle for an England place.

Indeed, the Tottenham, West Brom and Burnley forwards have all played international football at Under-21 level - unlike Austin himself.

"I think it’s great for English football that so many English players are scoring goals in the Premier League, whether that is myself, my mate Danny Ings at Burnley, then there’s Harry Kane at Spurs and Saido Berahino too," he wrote.

"They’ve all been involved for the England Under-21 side and I haven’t but, if my performances keep getting talked about, then who knows what might happen."

The QPR striker is certainly in with a strong shout, having scored 13 goals in the Premier League so far this season.

He is also right to be wary of Tottenham's Kane and West Brom's Berahino, however, with the duo having age on their side.

Ings, too, should not be discounted, meaning - as Austin points out - English football is the biggest winner.

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