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Windass believes Barnes would have gone to the Euros without his injury

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Former professional footballer Dean Windass believes that Harvey Barnes would have gone to the Euros had he not been injured. 

Prior to his knee injury, Barnes was in fine form for Leicester, scoring 13 goals and providing a further four for his teammates, which took his overall total for the to 21 goals and 15 assists.

Barnes has just put pen to paper on a new four-year contract at the Stadium, which will keep him with until 2025.

The £31.5m-rated left midfielder has returned to the first team this season and helped Leicester to win the Community Shield at Wembley, as the beat reigning Premier League champions 1-0.

Windass is a big fan of Barnes and believes without his injury, he would have been in ’s Euro 2020 England squad, telling This is Futbol: “I think they’ll just give him a little bit of time because of his age, he had that bad injury didn’t he last year and I would have put money on it that he would’ve gone to the Euros, I think he would have gone to the Euros because of his pace.”

As well as the match, Barnes also started Leicester’s first two Premier League matches against Wolves and West Ham, which has seen the pick up three points from a possible six.

After winning the FA Cup last season and winning the at the beginning of this season, everybody connected with will be hoping that they can keep on challenging for silverware and push for a top-four spot in this season’s Premier League.

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