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Norwich City’s Nathan Redmond tipped to be part of a bright future for England

11:41 22 June 2014

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England's Nathan Redmond celebrates scoring for England Under-21s earlier this summer. Picture: PA Wire/Richard Sellers

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Nathan Redmond can play a massive part in England’s future, insists another of the Three Lions’ bright young starlets Tom Ince.

Roy Hodgson’s seniors may have flattered to deceive in Brazil with World Cup defeats to Italy and Uruguay, but the likes of Ross Barkley and Raheem Sterling have both produced eye-catching cameos.

Luke Shaw and Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain were also part of Hodgson’s set-up and Ince predicts good times ahead with a new wave below them ready to emerge.

Norwich City wide player Redmond has played a key role in the under-21s’ surge to reach next summer’s European Championship finals, including a recent hat-trick to sink their Welsh counterparts, and Ince is convinced the 20-year-old is part of an exciting generation.

“Nathan was the star of the show with a hat-trick in that game,” he said. “The talk of people saying there is no English talent is hard to believe.

“With the under-21s we have seen the pathway it has given to Luke Shaw, Ross Barkley, Raheem Sterling and John Stones and they have the chance to go and play with the seniors. It shows the new ideas are working and there is some fantastic talent in the younger age groups.”

Both Redmond and Ince were part of another failed England campaign in Israel 12 months ago.

“You cannot go on the past and today is today,” he said. “The new squad we have is very young but has fantastic talent as well.”

9 comments

  • Shame on you, el dingo. How could you say such a thing? "Stealitt" is less `inaccurate` ;-)

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    Mad Brewer

    Tuesday, June 24, 2014

  • News ? they all on holiday ! quiet oh so quiet

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    wivenhoebudgie

    Sunday, June 22, 2014

  • Sorry not 34 new players 3 or 4 , I meant to say, be nice to get some news on even one !

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    Randy

    Sunday, June 22, 2014

  • This should be the week we know who is staying, who is going and a few of the new faces coming in. If not, then I fear we will be already behind schedule, as we need to get the squad fit and getting familiar with the patterns of play Adams will be adopting. This would normally be a process taking time but added to this we will probably have a squad with numerous new faces who will need to get to know each other's strengths, weaknesses etc. It is not as though we will be starting from very much a status quo position.

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    malaga flier

    Sunday, June 22, 2014

  • Only if he can add an end product.

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    Steve Clancey

    Sunday, June 22, 2014

  • There's only one Paddy Borrowitt...

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    el dingo

    Sunday, June 22, 2014

  • Not a lot of news coming out of NCFC, the start of the new season only a few weeks away and we still need 34 new players, please give us something to talk about in the pub other than the world cup.

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    Randy

    Sunday, June 22, 2014

  • They've repainted a bit @ the back of the Barclay if you'd like to go down this afternoon + watch it dry goldie old son...

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    Timbo

    Sunday, June 22, 2014

  • Archant on holiday still.

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    goldie

    Sunday, June 22, 2014

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