England’s James Maddison reveals passion behind retort to TV’s Clarkson

07 September 2019 09:30
Leicester player believes his fierce devotion to football – ‘I live and breathe it’ - helped his return to England squadIt is no surprise to see James Maddison back in the England squad after his displays for Leicester over the past year; many thought such a creative player would have been an asset to the senior side in summer instead of having to endure a disappointingly early exit from the European Under-21 Championship in Italy.The 22-year-old has settled so smoothly into the Premier League after his £20m move from Norwich it is easy to forget he had to wait more than a year for his debut at Carrow Road, first being loaned back to Coventry and then opting for a spell at Aberdeen to get the game time he felt he needed. Related: Gareth Southgate puts Maddison at heart of his latest England evolution Related: Leicester’s early-season form makes them good value for the top six | Paul Wilson Continue readingreadfullarticle

Source: TheGuardian