"It's an exciting prospect for England that they have now qualified and it's up to every player to do well enough in a season," Hughton said.
"They have a season of opportunity to force their way into the reckoning. It's a really good opportunity for everybody.
"Unfortunately for us Gary got injured the week before the season started. But he's now back fit.
"At this moment for Nathan it's him concentrating on being a regular member of the Under 21s."
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