Ex England International: Watching Alex Iwobi & Victor Moses Play For Nigeria Hurts


Former England international Trevor Sinclair says the English FA should do more in ensuring that players raised up by the football system in England play for the Three Lions at international level.


The former Manchester City star particularly mentioned Arsenal forward Alex Iwobi and Chelsea wingback Victor Moses who are both senior international for Nigeria, after playing for England at youth level.

Aside the duo, England currently run the risk of losing at least five more talented players raised in the system in England to other nations, a situation which Sinclair says is unhealthy and should be nip in the bud.

“It’s crazy how players raised in the system, by the system are allowed to play for other countries at senior level. They should be a proper plan in place to forestall it. It is looking like a regular occurrence these days”, he said.

” For example it hurts seeing Alex Iwobi and Victor Moses play for Nigeria. Particularly when you narrow it down to how much an asset they would be for England if they have played for us”.