Date: 27th March 2017 at 11:44am
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Michael Keane returns to Burnley this week in preparation for the Premier League meeting with Tottenham on Saturday looking to kick on after a ‘dream week’ with England, playing against Germany and Lithuania.

Keane was handed his debut against Germany in the Dortmund friendly defeat last week and followed that up with his maiden appearance for England at Wembley against Lithuania in Sunday’s World Cup qualifying victory.

Having been a teammate of Dele Alli, Kyle Walker and Eric Dier for England Keane will probably come up against most of them when Spurs come to Turf Moor on Saturday. When this happens the Burnley defender is looking to take his improved confidence forward as we seek the points to ensure another season of Premier League football.

Keane’s then hopeful his own personal form will bring him another England call from Gareth Southgate in the summer. He was quoted by the Burnley Express as saying.

‘I just want to kick on, going back to Burnley full of confidence, all I can do is keep doing what I`m doing. I want to keep learning, keep improving every day. I`ll keep working hard and hopefully we`ll do well with Burnley, get some wins pretty soon and hopefully meet up again in the summer and get some game time.’

Reflecting on a week he’ll not forget in a hurry Keane finished.

‘I loved it, it`s been a dream of mine again to play at Wembley, I`ve had a few come true this week, so it`s been a brilliant week for me. It`s an unbelievable feeling, to represent your country, words can`t describe it really, I`ve been to Wembley a few times to watch finals, but it`s my first time to play there and for your country, it`s an incredible moment. I thought we could have played better as a team, we could have been more fluid, but they made it difficult for us.’

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