Harry Kane backs forgotten England star to make England’s Euro 2024 squad
Posted by  badge Boss on Mar 08
Kane believes his teammate has what it takes to feature for England this summer (Picture: Getty)

has backed teammate to make a push for .

Dier linked up with Kane in Bavaria after completing a loan switch from Tottenham in the January transfer window, .

The 30 year-old has become a regular for Thomas Tuchel’s men, and his return to regular first-team football has seen Kane throw his weight behind Dier’s case for a spot in .

‘He has shown his quality with the ball and he has shown his quality as a leader,’ Kane said of his close friend.

‘He has to keep doing what he is doing. Gareth Southgate knows what he is capable of and it will be pleasing for him to see another Englishman playing at the highest level. Hopefully, Eric can keep it up.

‘Eric has been a big part of the national team in recent years. He missed out on the Euros squad but was with us at the World Cup.

Kane and Dier are now teammates at Bayern Munich (Picture: Getty)

‘All Eric can do is perform the way he has. I am really proud of him. Here at Bayern, Eric has been amazing.

‘It was not an easy situation for him to come in, in terms of where he was at with Spurs. But it was another top performance from him against Lazio.’

Dier himself has insisted that his focus is on playing well for his new club, which is all he can do to force his way into Southgate’s thinking.

‘The national team is a really simple thing. You try to play as well as possible for your club and everything else is out of your control,’ Dier said.

The England stars are new additions to Bayern’s squad (Picture: Getty)

‘If I am playing for a club like Bayern and if I am playing well, I should have a good chance. Why not? I have not spoken to Gareth but it is up to me to play well.’

Dier has won 49 caps for the Three Lions but has not played for England since the last 16 win over Senegal at the World Cup in 2022.

Since making his debut in 2015, Dier has scored three goals for England and has represented his country at three major tournaments.

Euro 2024 will be for Kane, and potentially Dier, with the tournament .