Hull City v Luton Town: Jacob Greaves hopes Tigers team-mate Keane Lewis-Potter gets a chance to shine for England Under-21s Yorkshire News

The latter will be hoping to put a shine to his first England Under-21 call-up this afternoon against Luton Town and although Greaves himself missed out on selection, there is no pang of envy and he intends to see his good friend in action next Friday. , with England hosting Andorra in a European Championship qualifier in Bournemouth.

Ever present at the heart of City’s defense this term, Greaves, 21, said: “It’s an incredible achievement for him and I know he doesn’t really show it in his facial expressions, but I think he’s excited.

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“He has been a pride for his family and his club with his performances this season and he has been fantastic, one of the best attackers in the league.

Image of Hull City’s Jacob Greaves: Simon Bellis/Sportimage

“I think his agent is riding a minibus or something to go to Bournemouth.

“It’s a shame he’s so far away, but definitely if he’s willing to play, I’ll go there 100 percent.

I know it’s far, but we’ll make the most of it all day. I’ll probably be the one to drive and get the shortest straw!”

City head coach Shota Arveladze has admitted Lewis-Potter’s call-up was tempered by the fact that Greaves was overlooked, with the defender admitting he is fighting for his own international recognition in the future.

CALLED: Keane Lewis-Potter of Hull City Image: Bruce Rollinson

He added: “That’s definitely the next step. I don’t know if he was close to this team or not, but he wasn’t really focused on it.

“But my dream is to play for England. I have never had the opportunity. Hopefully, I can do that in the future.”

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