"It is nice to hear that sort of stuff from your club captain and obviously there is a lot of speculation," Stones told the Daily Mail. "All I can do is concentrate on playing for Everton and the time that I do get on the pitch, making the most of it.
"Playing for Everton is my main priority and only by doing well for Everton will I ever get to play for the senior England squad or get in a World Cup. There are not many English centre halves, but I am not focusing on that. I am just concentrating on Everton and to hear things like Jags said only spurs me on."
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