According to reports sourced by owngoalnigeria.com England are set to fast track the integration of Anglo Nigerians Seji Ojo and Tosin Kehinde into their youth team set up to avoid losing them after losing Alex Iwobi to Nigeria.
Both players are eligible for Nigeria and England but after Nigeria stole a march on the English by snatching former youth international Alex Iwobi, the English are considering measures to forestall a re-occurrence of same thing with highly rated duo who have been earning rare reviews for their performances for the youth set-up ofLiverpool and Manchester United.
Ojo found the net for Liverpool in the Reds’ FA Cup third round replay against Exeter City at Anfield and, to date, has made four senior appearances for the Merseysiders since returning from a loan spell at English Championship side Wolverhampton Wanderers where he made 17 appearances scoring twice aside picking up three assist.
Although he has played for England from U-16s to U-19s level they are fears he might follow Alex Iwobi in switching to the country of his descendants Nigeria where unconfirmed reports has it that he is being monitored by the Nigeria Under-20s and 23s team which might be the stepping stone to the senior national team.
Also Lagos born 18 year old Nigeria midfielder is another on the radar of Nigeria youth team coaches following his commanding displays for Manchester United reserves that saw him make his U-21 debut at the age of 16, a performance that has caught the eyes of Manchester United manager Louis Van Gaal.