Sam Howes welcomes influence of senior West Ham teammate Jaaskelainen

England U16 goalkeeper Sam Howes is delighted to be working with West Ham United’s senior keepers this season.

The England U16 stopper is a schoolboy who turned 16 just last week, but the youngster has established himself as West Ham's No1 at U18 level this season - his sixth at the Club.

"I get plenty of advice from Jussi (Jaaskelainen)," he told

"He's a great guy, a true professional and a great role model to youngsters. To learn from a guy who has over 400 Premier League games under his belt is massive for a young 'keeper learning like me. He helps me with technical things so like hand shape and this has made a big improvement in my game."

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