Date: 22nd March 2018 at 6:46pm
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Leeds United will not receive a cash windfall if former midfielder Lewis Cook makes his England debut in the next few days.

Cook, who was included in the last England squad, has once again been included for the friendless with Holland and Italy.

The 21-year-old former Leeds academy graduate joined Premier League side Bournemouth in the summer of 2016 for an undisclosed fee but they did not included a clause in the deal earning Leeds a further payment if he made a senior appearance for England.

Cook has been capped at six levels for England from under-16 to under-21 and last summer he captained the England under-20 side to World Cup success, the first England side at any level to lift the World Cup since the senior side won the tournament in 1966.

Whilst Leeds will miss out on any payment, Cook`s grandfather is set to land a £17,000 windfall having placed a £500 bet in 2014 on his grandson representing England at senior level before Lewis before he is 26 at odds of 33/1.


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