England’s Gareth Southgate and Scotland’s Alex McLeish in tussle over Manchester United’s Scott McTominay

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England boss Gareth Southgate is predicted to carry talks with Manchester United midfielder Scott McTominay in the present day to tie him right down to England somewhat than Scotland.

In an identical transfer, Scotland boss Alex McLeish met the teen on the Pink Devils’ Carrington coaching floor on Thursday to attempt to safe the participant’s allegiance.

Each managers are determined for McTominay to play for his or her worldwide outfits and Southgate will pitch his case for the Three Lions in the present day, according to an exclusive report in The Times.  

The 21-year-old starlet lately broke into Jose Mourinho’s beginning eleven with a run of spectacular performances.

It’s understood McTominay is torn between England, the nation of his beginning, and Scotland, the place his father is from.

Ought to the United man select the Three Lions, Beneath 21s supervisor Aidy Boothroyd is predicted to call him in his squad for upcoming video games towards Romania and Ukraine.

Whereas, if he opted for Scotland, McLeish reportedly believes he is able to be fast-tracked straight into the first-team for friendlies with Costa Rica and Hungary later this month.

McTominay is but to characterize both nation at any degree.