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Ings' England dream come true

Burnley's in-form striker Danny Ings admits his England Under-21s call-up was a dream come true and the result of years of hard work.

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Danny Ings: Under-21 call-up

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Boss Gareth Southgate brought Ings into the squad for the games with San Marino and Lithuania as the Clarets' free-scoring forward was recognised for his electric start to the season which has seen him score 11 times in 14 games.

After an injury-hit start to life at Turf Moor, Ings has steered clear of the sidelines to fire Sean Dyche's side to the Sky Bet Championship summit and he is proud to receive international honours for the first time at any level.

"It's a dream come true to be honest," he told TheFA.com.

"When I was little, I'd work hard every day with my dad on the field and I never thought that I'd end up here.

"Any chance we got to play football, we'd head out, get our boots on and play football. He used to teach me everything and was a great mentor.

"So it does show that hard work pays off."

Although Ings may be a newcomer in Southgate's squad, he feels he has already found his feet after making his bow in Thursday's 4-0 win.

He added: "I feel like I've just settled in. The lads have been brilliant on the pitch and off the pitch they've been fantastic as well. The training's been sharp and I feel I've done well.

"The gaffer's been fantastic and made me feel at home and really comfortable. When I arrived, we had a nice chat and that settled me really well."

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