Newcastle boss Eddie Howe says Anthony Gordon could possibly be on England boss Gareth Southgate’s radar after his effective efficiency within the 8-0 romp at Sheffield United.
Gordon got here on as an early substitute for the injured Harvey Barnes at Bramall Lane and gave the Blades defence nightmares, scoring a effective objective within the second half and in addition helping Sean Longstaff’s opener.
The 22-year-old has taken his time to search out his ft at St James’ Park following his January transfer from Everton, however has began the season properly.
And having been a part of England Underneath-21s’ profitable European Championship marketing campaign, he may now be in rivalry for a call-up to the senior squad for subsequent month’s matches.
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Howe mentioned: “I’m certain Gareth is conscious of him and I’m certain he’s been conscious of him for a very long time.
“All Anthony can do is simply maintain performing like he has and maintain his mentality as robust because it has been. He has been a pleasure to work with and he’s reaping the advantages.
“That’s most likely his greatest recreation for us, I believed he was very, superb. Very direct, I believed his objective was superb. He simply seemed an actual menace, he has acquired a lot capability, a lot to present and he has acquired the angle to go along with it as properly.
“He has acquired want to enhance, I see it day-after-day in coaching, it’s nice to see him rewarded with that.”
Gordon and Newcastle ran riot as they inflicted Sheffield United’s heaviest-ever league defeat on them.
The Blades have taken only one level from their first six video games following their return to the Premier League and a protracted season seems on the playing cards.
They really began brightly however the best way they capitulated set the alarm bells ringing for Blades boss Paul Heckingbottom.
“That’s the greatest factor from the sport for me, which I spoke to the gamers about,” he mentioned.
“Is that this going to outline our season? No. It’s three factors we’ve misplaced however what has occurred there’s something that whereas I’ve been right here, we’ve by no means seen earlier than.
“That’s what needs to be addressed. This can be a reminder that if we drop under our ranges, that may occur, we’re enjoying in opposition to good sides. We want to verify we have to be taught from it, it’s not a simple league. It’s important to compete and that’s what now we have to take from that.
“We want everybody to step up and it’s an eye-opener for the brand new boys what we’re about.
“Newcastle outran us at the moment and that’s not acceptable.”