Liverpool defender Joe Gomez reacts to England Under-21 call-up
Liverpool defender Joe Gomez reflects on his maiden England Under-21 call-up on Tuesday night
Joe Gomez has taken to Twitter to express his delight at his first England Under-21 call-up after his impressive performance for Liverpool this season.
The 18-year-old defender was named in Gareth Southgate’s squad for their upcoming games against USA Under-23s and Norway Under-21 next month.
Gomez has impressed for Liverpool this season after having helped the Reds keep three successive clean sheets against Stoke City, Bournemouth and Arsenal.
And the young left-back, who moved to Anfield in a £5m deal from Charlton Athletic earlier this summer, took to social media to celebrate his call-up.
Honoured to get my first England U21 call up. Thanks for the messages!
— Joe Gomez (@J_Gomez97) August 25, 2015
Gomez has been outperforming some of the Premier League most-established left-backs so far this term, including Aleksandar Kolarov and Cesar Azpilicueta.
Stats from www.oulala.com show Gomez has impressed in five different categories this term following his Liverpool debut at Britannia Stadium.
Liverpool face West Ham United in their next Premier League game at Anfield on Saturday afternoon.