James Maddison Insists He Wishes To ‘Be the One’ People Speak About & Talks About England Hopes
Leicester attacking midfielder James Maddison has claimed that there is a ‘gap’ in the England squad for him and wants to make an impact soon on the international phase, but he knows he will need to be patient.
Having now returned from injury, Maddison has enjoyed a remarkable start to the 2020/21 season, with Brendan Rodgers gradually relieving him back into the starting lineup. He has helped the Foxes make a flying start to the project, they presently sit top of the table ahead of a trip to handle Liverpool on Sunday.
The 23-year-old has actually now revealed that after his injury struggles towards the end of 2019/20, he wants to be the primary guy once again and is aiming to break back into the England setup. In spite of the competition for locations in the midfield location, Maddison has claimed that there is a gap for him to make his mark.
” I enjoy England now and I understand there’s a gap for me,” Maddison informed Sportsmail. “I know I can go and make an effect on the global phase; it’s almost being patient.
” I’ve had a taste and I want more. Take A Look At Jack Grealish – before the Belgium game he had never made a competitive start, and then he was the very best player on the pitch. It’s about taking that opportunity and I know I’m capable. Ideally it will happen soon.”
The gamer further opened on the ‘dark days’ during his road to healing from injury, but now that he is back and playing some of his finest football once again, he is aiming to end up being the primary player that everyone involved with the game is talking about.
” So when you’re hurt there are dark days,” Maddison continued. “You being in the changing room, just desperate to return to your best level. What if I do not come back the exact same player?
” Then you are ignored a little bit, other players are discussed [more than you] and you get pushed to the side. I like putting pressure on myself, I like to be the one people are discussing and evaluating – practically like they have a ‘Player Webcam’ on me.
” I like to be the primary player and I desire people discussing James Maddison again. In the last few weeks I have actually felt as sharp as I have for a year and hopefully that can continue in the Premier League and in Europe.”
Leicester travel to take on Liverpool on Sunday and Maddison will be wanting to assist the Foxes remain atop of the Premier League table. With a real self-confidence about them now, Maddison added that he can’t see a factor why his side can’t go to Anfield and come away with all 3 points.