Liverpool legend Jamie Carragher feels Everton youngster Ross Barkley is England's future.

Carragher hopes Barkley goes to Brazil with the England World Cup squad.

He told talkSPORT: "I'd definitely take Barkley to Brazil, I think he's going to be a star.

"The way he beats players and doesn't hesitate to take a shot from 25 yards, it's fantastic he has the confidence to do that at such a young age.

"I sit there watching him and thinking, 'watch him, this fella is going to be a top player in the future'.

"He's a top player now, but I think he'll eventually be the man to take over from Steven Gerrard and Frank Lampard in the England team.

"He's definitely one I would take to the World Cup in the summer."

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