“He wouldn't look out of place," said Benitez, whose side are bidding for a fourth straight home win tonight. “I think he will go.
“I like to see my players going to the national team but it has to be the right one.
“I don't care if it's Under 20, 21s or even the senior side but I think he needs to go one step at a time.
“One thing I can say about Sean is that he is humble, professional and focused. I think there are not too many English players with his quality."