“It helps you as a young player, going out and seeing a different [type of] football”
“I think that can only help playing men’s football when you are young. I think that helped me.”
Solanke has been called up to Gareth Southgate’s England squad for tonight’s clash with Brazil.
And speaking about his debut, the forward admitted the chance to shine is a dream come true.
“It came as a surprise, really, but anything can happen as a footballer,” Solanke said.
“Football can change quickly so if you get an opportunity, you have to take it.