Tottenham youngsters reacted with delight on Twitter as England's under-21 side qualified for next year's European Championships.
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The Italian seemed to suggest he could forge a good partnership with his fellow countryman as he looks to make an impression at Liverpool.
Manchester United duo Angel di Maria and Marcos Rojo are on their way back from international duty with Argentina.
Arsenal forward Lukas Podolski got 45 minutes as Germany were held by Ireland.
England Under-21 manager Gareth Southgate is pleased with Manchester United defender Luke Shaw’s attitude.
Manchester United striker Radamel Falcao’s goal for Colombia against Canada was disallowed, with Arsenal legend Thierry Henry among the spectators.
The US national team were forced to settle for a 1-1 draw with Honduras in Boca Raton, Florida, with Jozy Altidore’s 10th-minute opener cancelled out by a late Maynor Figueroa header.
Comparing the Manchester United player with the Real Madrid defender.
Jackson Martinez is pleased to be attracting the attentions of clubs overseas.