evi Colwill has put ideas about his Chelsea future on the again burner till the summer season, as he focuses on serving to Brighton push for Europe.
The 20-year-old is on mortgage at Brighton and, after two months out injured, excelled on his return of their 1-0 win over Crystal Palace on Wednesday.
Brighton maintain Colwill in excessive regard and tried to signal him final summer season throughout talks over the deal that noticed Chelsea signal Marc Cucurella for £62million.
Talking after Brighton beat Palace to maneuver six factors off fourth-placed Tottenham with two video games in hand, Colwill insisted he’s not occupied with his future past this season.
“I haven’t thought of it, to be sincere, each day I’m working onerous and that’s all I’m specializing in,” he stated. “If I begin planning for the long run, then every little thing won’t go properly right here and every little thing then adjustments.
“That is my foremost precedence proper now to work onerous with my teammates. I’ve cherished each minute of being right here. I’ve discovered a lot even once I wasn’t taking part in, now I get minutes after getting back from harm so I can’t complain.”
Chelsea are understood to be eager to maintain maintain of Colwill, having paid extra for Cucurella to make sure they didn’t lose the gifted teen completely final summer season.
The Cobham graduate could have two years left on his contract in the summertime however the Blues have since signed Benoit Badiashile, who’s the same profile and age to Colwill.
Brighton are real contenders to qualify for Europe this season and they’re additionally within the quarter-final of the FA Cup.
“We maintain pushing and we don’t wish to set a purpose as a result of we will do something,” stated Colwill. “That’s what we consider and each day we’re working onerous to attain these targets.
“We’ve bought Grimsby now on Sunday, it’s nonetheless a giant recreation and that’s how we want to consider it to come back right here and win whereas working onerous for it.”
Colwill performed himself into rivalry for an England call-up final yr. He admits making his England debut is a goal for him, although he’s proud to be taking part in for the Below-21s.
“That’s the top purpose,” he stated. “It might be an awesome honour to play for England at some point. However it’s also an honour to play for the Below-21s like all the time. You may by no means take that away and they are going to be two massive video games.
“I get pleasure from assembly up with them rather a lot. New faces, assembly new individuals and with the identical finish purpose to win video games and I prefer it a lot.”