By Ollie Lewis For Mailonline
Published: 13:46 BST, 3 September 2020 | Updated: 14:03 BST, 3 September 2020
Jack Grealish had to endure a long wait for his England call up and was almost denied at the final hurdle as the Aston Villa star was momentarily refused entry into St George's Park on his first day with the squad.
Calls for the 24-year-old to be included in Gareth Southgate's squad have rung loudly after a standout campaign for the Villains in 2019-20, in which he scored 10 goals and provided eight assists for Dean Smith's side.
Grealish had not been included in Southgate's initial squad for games against Iceland and Denmark, but the Birmingham-born star finally got the nod after Harry Winks and Marcus Rashford were released from international duty.
Jack Grealish was almost left red-faced after he was denied entry into St George's Park
The Aston Villa star received his long-awaited call up for games against