Tottenham sensation Harry Kane reveals under-21 wish for the summer

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The 24-goal striker would like to play for England under-21s in the Czech Republic this summer.

This season has seen Tottenham Hotspur striker Harry Kane come of age at White Hart Lane. The young forward has scored 24 goals this season and there are now calls for him to be included in the next England squad.

But what will he be up to in the summer, when this season comes to an end?

Don't worry Tottenham fans, he isn't planning on an extended trip to Madrid. He instead plans on featuring for the England under-21 side in the Czech Republic.

He told talkSPORT's Drivetime programme yesterday:

“Playing for England means the world to me. It’s something I dreamt of as a kid. I want to win things with my country. We’ve got Euro 2015 [an Under-21 tournament] this summer and it’s a great opportunity to bring a trophy home for the country, albeit with the under-21s.

“Then we can take that into some major tournaments with the senior side. That’s hopefully something I will be able to do.

“It’s something I’ve been looking forward to..."

Of course it will be interesting to see if he does get the nod. By then he may very well have proven himself worthy of a place in the senior set-up. As we have seen in the past with the likes of Wayne Rooney, Jack Wilshere and Theo Walcott - once this is the case, the under-21s seems to no longer be an option.

Saying that, Gareth Southgate will no doubt want him in the team. Kane played eight times in qualification for the tournament scoring six goals, including a hat-trick against San Marino, so he is clearly a key member of Southgate's team.

Tottenham fans and staff would probably prefer him to have the summer off. But for England fans, his involvement would be a great learning curve for his potential selection for England's seniors in major tournaments to come.

Here's hoping he gets the nod.

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