Chelsea youngster Charlie Webster last night found the net for the first time for England at Under 19 level.

The 19-year-old scored the only goal in his country’s 1-0 win over Hungary in their European Championship qualifier.

The midfielder has been the centre of plenty of reports that he could be on the move from the club’s academy before he even gets the chance to break into the first team.

England v Hungary - UEFA U19 European Championship Elite Qualifying Round
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He was allegedly of interest to Borussia Dortmund, who don’t normally miss when it comes to bringing players in from England.

However, he has now seemingly decided he wants to stay and fight for his place in the first team, perhaps after seeing the path open up for some earlier this season.

Lewis Hall, who also featured for the England Under 19s last night, has become a full member of the first team this season after impressing when called upon in somewhat of an emergency situation.

Webster scores for England

Graham Potter brought him into the side for the League Cup tie with Manchester City last year, and before the break for the World Cup he had already made his first start for the club in the Premier League.

While appearances have been far more sporadic since the international break, just competing for a place on the bench is a massive step-up from where he was.

England v Hungary - UEFA U19 European Championship Elite Qualifying Round
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Webster may be hoping for his opportunity soon, and scoring your first goal for your country will certainly do him no harm.

He has been impressing a lot at youth levels for Chelsea as well this season, notably scoring a stunner earlier this year.

While the midfield role is now more difficult to break into following the signing of Enzo Fernandez, Webster has certainly shown that he can threaten the established cast in the near future.

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