New England Under-21 captain Morgan Gibbs-White He enjoys being the center of attention after his mega-money move to Nottingham Forest.
The midfielder made the summer transfer. wolves To City Ground in a deal that could go up to £42.5m.
He was part of Forest’s record-breaking 21-player signing spree before returning to the Premier League.
But at 23, she’s getting ready to face it France inside Leicester With the UK Under-21 on Saturday, it likes to be the center of attention with a huge price tag.
“I had fun. This meant that more eyes were on me, that I could show myself more. “This was not a case of pressure,” he said.
“The focus was on the price tag and I had to prove people were wrong in some sense. You get out of this situation. You want to prove people wrong and impress.
“It was a difficult time for me. It was either staying in the club I’ve been in since I was a kid, which is all I knew, or making the big leap and trying to achieve something else.
“I felt it was the right time for me to move forward. Luckily everything has gone well so far, but there is more to give.”
Gibbs-White will captain Lee Carsley’s Young Lions team for the first time against France and Croatia at Craven Cottage on Tuesday.
“It was a surprise. This is the first time I will be captaining an England team. It was an honor to receive the call and it was a really special feeling that he told me I was the captain,” he said.
“It shows that I’m doing well at the club level and he sees me as a leader in the group. I think I’m the oldest here, that’s why.”
Meanwhile, Max Aarons At the end of the season, he will hold talks with Norwich about his future.
The 23-year-old right-back, who’s gearing up for his final U-21 tournament this summer, is one year away from his contract at Carrow Road, and promotion to the Premier League is not guaranteed as the Canaries finish seventh in the Championship. .
“He’s been promoted twice, playing in the Premier League, and we can say he accomplished everything at Norwich,” he said.
“I’m really looking at the next six to eight weeks and what we can achieve.
From now on, we will sit down and talk like we do every year. Whether we are promoted or not, there are many different scenarios that will ultimately affect what happens in the future.”