sport news Glenn Hoddle backs James Maddison to win a place in England's Euro 2020 squad

Ex-England manager Glenn Hoddle backs James Maddison to win a place in Gareth Southgate's Euro 2020 squad amid ongoing battle of the No 10s with Phil Foden, Mason Mount and Jack Grealish James Maddison is currently on a terrific run of form for his club Leicester The attacking midfielder scored in the victory against Chelsea on Tuesday Glenn Hoddle has backed the 24-year-old to make England's Euro 2020 squad  Maddison is among a cluster of talented English No 10s currently flourishing

By Kieran Jackson For Mailonline

Published: 15:07 GMT, 24 January 2021 | Updated: 15:11 GMT, 24 January 2021

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Glenn Hoddle believes James Maddison will force his way into Gareth Southgate's England squad for this summer's European Championships if he keeps up his current run of form. 

The Leicester playmaker, who has so far only registered one cap for his country, scored against Chelsea in midweek and spoke impressively afterwards about adding goals to his game in order to break into the England squad. 

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And ahead of the Foxes' trip to Brentford in the FA Cup fourth round on Sunday, former England boss Hoddle backed the 24-year-old to make the Euro 2020 squad and honed in on Maddison's 'good football intelligence.' 

The former England boss admitted he was very impressed with Maddison and his 'good football intelligence'

The Leicester playmaker is in an excellent run of form for his club pushing towards the title

Glenn Hoddle (L) has backed James Maddison to break into Gareth Southgate's England squad 

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