Leeds United youngster 'buzzed' to play against England despite Three Lions caps

General views of Elland Road before the Sky Bet Championship match between Leeds United and Aston Villa at Elland Road on December 03, 2016 in Leeds, England.

Morten Spencer arrived at Leeds United earlier this year, despite being linked with Premier League clubs.

General views of Elland Road before the Sky Bet Championship match between Leeds United and Aston Villa at Elland Road on December 03, 2016 in Leeds, England.

Despite having caps for England at under-15 level, the Leeds United midfielder Morten Spencer could play against the Three Lions for Norway's equivalent age group later this month.

Spencer arrived at Leeds from Sunderland earlier this year, despite reports that Manchester City were among the clubs interested in signing him.

 

Speaking to The Teesside Gazette in 2018, the youngster's Norwegian mother claimed to have heard 'nothing back' from her country's Football Association after sending them video footage of his talent.

But they have finally taken note - including Spencer in their 19-man squad to face England at St George's Park on 25 October.

And the Teessider posted the following message on Twitter after learning of his call up:

Spencer, who doesn't turn 16 until March 2020, has already played for Leeds U18s this season.

He will remain eligible for both England and Norway until he appears in a competitive senior fixture.

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