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Everton defender Mason Holgate in line for England call

Everton defender Mason Holgate is in line for a first England call-up.

England boss Gareth Southgate and his staff have watched Hoglate in his last three games and have been impressed with what they have see, says the Mirror.

Central defender Holgate has been in fine form for Everton this season and his convincing displays could see him rewarded with a full England call-up.

The 23-year-old, who can play anywhere along the back line and in midfield, is being considered by Southgate, not least for his versatility, which could prove invaluable at Euro 2020.

Southgate is weighing up whether to call up Holgate - capped six times by the Under-21s - for the friendlies against Italy and Denmark at Wembley at the end of March.

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