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Gladbach signing Keanan Bennetts can't guarantee England commitment: Why I quit Spurs

Borussia Monchengladbach signing Keanan Bennetts admits an international future with England is no guarantee.

The 19 year-old has signed for Gladbach from Tottenham this summer.

And Bennetts admits he qualifies for three countries - England, Germany and Nigeria. He revealed to BILD: "My mother is from Hamburg, my dad from Nigeria. But I grew up in London.

"As a young child, I always spoke German with my mother. At the World Cup, I kept my fingers crossed for all three teams.

"If the question should be asked for which country I should play at the seniors level, I really have to think."

Asked why he chose to join Gladbach, the attacker added: "I did not feel Tottenham was fully behind me. That's why I did not have to think twice about Borussia's approach. It is a dream to play in the Bundesliga. In Gladbach they bet on young players - this is my chance!"

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