Jonjo Shelvey World Cup calls after Newcastle star's performance against Arsenal

The Newcastle star has not played for the Three Lions in over two years, but he is determined to be recalled for Russia.

Fans flocked to Twitter during the Premier League clash to shower the 26-year-old with praise.

Shelvey ran the show in the heart of midfield as the Magpies triumphed 2-1 to make four wins on the bounce.

One supporter said: "Shelvey for England captain."

While another added: "It will be astonishing if Shelvey doesn't make the England World Cup squad."

The former Swansea City ace recently revealed his desire to secure his spot in Gareth Southgate's final 23.

Shelvey told Sky Sports: "I'd love to go to the World Cup.


SHELV LIFE Newcastle ace Shelvey believes he's playing just as well as when he won last England cap


"It'd be such an amazing achievement and every kid's dream is to go to the World Cup and play for your country.

"But there's only so much I can do in terms of on the pitch and off it to get into that squad, and then it's down to the manager to select you.

"You can say anything about disciplinary issues but I had two red cards this season, the first one [stamp on Dele Alli] was very stupid and I feel like I've learned from it.

"The second I had to make the foul to stop the geezer from going through and scoring."

Shelvey, who was overlooked for Gareth Southgate's squad last month, insists he's playing just as well as when he won last England cap.


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