Swansea City loan star Tammy Abraham has revealed that he has no regrets not playing for Nigeria at international level as he wants to focus on England.
Abraham’s father, who is Nigerian and is a childhood friend of Nigerian federation president Amaju Pinick. News in September circulated that the young player will play for the West African country.
But the England Under-21 international denied the claims as he was also called up for England’s forthcoming friendlies against Germany and Brazil.
“I see myself as being a long-term England player,” the 20-year-old player said.
“That is where my main focus is and I am 100 percent focused here to try and get into that team.
“I was pretty set on England really and playing in the Premier League meant it would be nice to play in the England team as well.”
When asked about being called for Nigeria’s team, he said: “It was flattering, but for me, my main focus was here. It was nice to know that I was doing something right and going in the right direction.”
Abraham is on loan at Swansea City from Chelsea and has scored five goals in his first 14 appearances for the Welsh club.