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Chelsea defender Fikayo Tomori: Nigeria never serious option

Chelsea defender Fikayo Tomori says Nigeria was never a serious option.

The 21-year-old was selected in Gareth Southgate's latest squad for Euro 2020 qualifiers against the Czech Republic and Bulgaria earlier this month.

Tomori's parents are of Nigerian descent while he is also eligible for Canada having been born in Calgary, representing them three times at Under-20s level.

"England called me up in September, and I didn't get a call up from anyone and when they called me up, it was hard to say no to them," he said.

“But I enjoy Nigerian music, I'm Nigerian, it's my culture and I'm very proud of it."

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