By Simon Jones for MailOnline
Published: 13:42 GMT, 2 February 2019 | Updated: 13:44 GMT, 2 February 2019
Newcastle United midfielder Sean Longstaff is being monitored by England's Under 21 set-up ahead of this summer's European Championship in Italy.
A product of Newcastle's youth academy, the 21-year-old midfielder has started their last seven games and is improving rapidly under the guidance of Rafa Benitez.
His display against Manchester City in midweek earned praise from opposing manager Pep Guardiola and prompted Jamie Redknapp to compare his style to Michael Carrick.
Newcastle United midfielder Sean Longstaff is being monitored by England's Under 21 set-up