Newcastle's Andros Townsend reacts to his England call-up

Andros Townsend
Andros Townsend

Andros Townsend has told of his pride after returning to the England fold in time for Euro 2016.

The Newcastle United winger was today named in Roy Hodgson's provisional 26-man squad for the tournament.

Townsend, signed from Tottenham Hotspur for £12million in January, is now focused on making Hodgson's final 23-man selection.

The 24-year-old, outstanding for Newcastle in yesterday's 5-1 win over his former club, gave his reaction to the news on Twitter.

Townsend tweeted: "Huge honour to be named in provisional @England squad for the euros.

"Will give my all over next few weeks to try and make final squad!"

Townsed last played for his country in October.