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Cleverley form can force England recall - Everton defender Stones

Everton defender John Stones has backed Tom Cleverley to earn a recall to the England national team.

Cleverley has found a new lease of life since joining Everton over the summer and the midfielder proved to be the hero in helping the Toffees to a dramatic 1-0 victory over Newcastle United on Boxing Day by scoring a late winner.

The form of the ex-Manchester United man has impressed many and teammate Stones believes that his form deserves another England call.

Stones told EvertonTV: "I know as players you're biased to your own team-mates, but I think it's only right that I speak on behalf of a lot of the lads in our dressing room when I say Tom should be in the England squad - on current form at least.

"He's playing terrifically well. Sometimes players don't get too many chances to get back into the squad, but I'm sure he would be delighted to."

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