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Newcastle defender Dan Burn’s England desire is even now alive, claims Eddie Howe… as the Magpies boss insists the 6ft 6ins star was ‘unlucky’ not to go to the Qatar World Cup

Eddie Howe says Dan Burn up has not supplied up on his aspiration of actively playing for England after narrowly missing out on the Earth Cup.

The Newcastle manager has a close relationship with Gareth Southgate and he believes Melt away was very near to building the squad for Qatar.

Burn up, 30, has been excellent for his hometown club in the 12 months given that joining from Brighton for £11million and scored his 1st purpose during Tuesday’s 2- Carabao Cup quarter-ultimate earn from Leicester.

Eddie Howe claims defender Dan Burn, 30, has not provided up on his aspiration of participating in for England

The Newcastle supervisor believes Burn up was ‘unlucky’ not to make the squad for the Planet Cup

Discuss of an England simply call-up has quietened amid the return to Premier League motion, but Howe insists his defender must stay in the reckoning.

‘Dan is almost certainly silently incredibly motivated by England,’ he explained. ‘I will not feel it truly is one thing he would converse necessarily to me or to his staff-mates, possibly when pushed in the media quite possibly.

‘But I think he is quite significantly of the mentality that his performances converse for on their own, and that he would hope they would be ample to be in contention.

Burn scored his first goal for his hometown club in Tuesday's 2-0 League Cup win vs Leicester

Burn off scored his initial purpose for his hometown club in Tuesday’s 2- League Cup acquire vs Leicester

‘For me, he was incredibly unlucky not to go to the Entire world Cup. I’m not placing force on Gareth, but I would think he would have been very near. He just skipped out, I consider, and he is carried that form on.

‘The Globe Cup has finished and that desire faded, but there is still time for him and his adaptability and flexibility is probably a actual avenue in with England.’

Burn up has emerged as a enthusiast favourite at St James’ Park, a position cemented when he danced in the dressing-room on are living tv immediately after the midweek gain. He comes up versus former club Fulham on Sunday, and Howe thinks he is still improving.

And the versatile star celebrated it with a hilarious dance in the dressing room (pictured)

And the multipurpose star celebrated it with a hilarious dance in the dressing space (pictured)

‘If you’re going to signal a participant of Dan’s age and of that profile, you hope it goes as his tale has – and I think he has improved,’ said the head coach. ‘He’s carried out a pretty superior task in whichever posture I’ve questioned him to play. 

‘He’s embraced all the things that the club stands for and he’s bought a winning way of thinking. He is not listed here just to enjoy for Newcastle, he wants to reach, so it really is turned out to be a extremely great transfer for us.

‘He’s extremely humble and extremely very low upkeep. He’s a top rated player as effectively, so it really is a great combine from a manager’s viewpoint, surely.’