According to a report in the Evening Standard, Josh Onomah has claimed that joining Aston Villa on loan for the season is having a huge impact on his performances for England.
During his short time at Villa, Onomah has scored two goals, and he has impressed the fans with his competence on the ball, his comprehension of the game, and his ability to defend when needed.
The talented 20-year-old has a long-term future at Spurs as he signed a new four-year contract with them before moving to Birmingham for the season, but he feels that the drop to the second-tier of English football is doing him the world of good.
When asked about his recent performances for England, he said: “Going to Villa is making a huge impact on my performance when I’m with my country.”
Onomah, who won the World Cup with the U-20s squad in the summer, believes the squad can go on to achieve great things at the U-21s Championship which is set to be held in Italy and San Marino in 2019.
The England youngster scored a stunning volley against Scotland on Friday in a 3-1 victory which means that, after three games, England sit top of their group with seven points. They should pick up another three points when they take on Andorra on Tuesday evening.
Onomah believes that England can do much better than past England U-21’s teams. He went on to say that:
There are a lot of players who are playing well for their clubs and country. I won the Euros at Under-17s level and the World Cup at Under-20s. With that experience I feel we can push on for the Under-21s in two years. I have been with these boys since Under-16s. I feel like we have grown and learned from each other. We are getting better all the time and the next goal is to win Euros.