ENGLAND and Germany are set for an international tug-of-war over Bayern Munich’s former Chelsea prospect Jamal Musiala.
The 17-year-old winger is joining up with the Three Lions’ Under-21 squad next week.
But the Daily Mail claims he is also due to be invited to train with Germany.
Musiala is one of the hottest young prospects in the Bundesliga after a major breakthrough at the Champions League holders.
He has scored twice in his seven appearances already this campaign.
The teen was born in Stuttgart to a Nigerian father and a German mother but the family moved to England when he was a child.
That means he is also eligible for the African nation but is likely to opt for either the Three Lions or Germany.
Musiala signed for Chelsea as a schoolboy but left the Blues for Bayern at 16.
He has British citizenship and has played for both Germany and England at age-group levels, and also speaks both languages fluently.
Fifa rules state a player has not committed his international allegiance until he plays in a competitive fixture for the senior team.
England will be boosted by the fact he accepted their U21s call.
But Gareth Southgate and his youth coaches at the FA will be expecting a response from their German counterparts.
And he will reportedly receive a call to their U21s in the next international break in 2021.
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