Aston Villa teenager Easah Suliman thriving at U17 World Cup

The young Aston Villa player is enjoying representing his country.

Aston Villa teenager Easah Suliman has been speaking to the Birmingham Mail about his participation in the under-17 World Cup for England.

The young centre-back is currently in Chile along with fellow Villa teenager Rushian Hepburn-Murphy and he is looking to impress on the global stage.

Suliman has played 13 times for England under-17s to date but this is the biggest competition of his career to date and he is hoping to go as far as possible with the young Three Lions side.

Such is Suliman’s talent that he has already represented Villa’s under-21 side on three occasions and when he returns from international duty he is likely to get more chances to impress at that level.

England’s first match in the competition was a 1-1 draw with Guinea and their next game is against Brazil on Tuesday.

Speaking ahead of that clash, Suliman told the Birmingham Mail, “These tests are what we thrive on. It’s the World Cup and you want to play and test yourself against the best players so there is no better stage to do that.”

Both Suliman and Hepburn-Murphy look destined for very bright futures at Villa but for now they have other things on their mind.

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