Stones has reclaimed his place in the City team and is now arguably their first choice center back.
His resurgence at the club is remarkable considering he was allowed to leave in the summer, but chose to remain and fight for his place. Now he wants to get back in the England squad as well.
"It's hard when you're not playing for your club and especially your country," said the 26-year-old after scoring twice in a 4-0 win over Crystal Palace.
"Watching them on TV is something no player wants to do. All I can do is get a run of games and impress Gareth [Southgate].
"If it happens it happens. It would mean everything."
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