Philip Billing has had an interesting few weeks with regards to his international career.

Nigeria identified the Huddersfield Town player as a possible recruit for them, despite him being born in Denmark.

The country’s manager Gernot Rohr spoke about it publicly, although wrongly thought Billing was English not Danish.

Unsurprisingly, the 22 year old is currently eyeing an international future with Denmark, and that includes playing in the U21 Euro Championship in San Marino next year. The tournament takes place from June 16th to the 30th, and Danish newspaper BT aren’t so sure Huddersfield will release the player, maybe preferring him to rest.

Billing is rather optimistic, telling BT: “Of course there is a long season over here in England and there are a lot of matches. But I’m sure the club will let me go to the U21 Euros. I am convinced.”

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The youngster was also asked about his brilliant breakthrough in the Premier League and he made it clear he’s ambitious, and that if everything goes to plan then his aims involve leaving Huddersfield Town one day: “Right now my ambition is just playing all the time. But in the long term, there is much I would like to achieve. I would like a great career in the Premier League and hopefully to play for a big club one day. And try to play in the Champions League. I would also like to try to play in a World Cup – and the other big competitions.

“In general, achieve what a top player achieves. Because I definitely believe that I have the qualities to become a top player. But right now it’s about Huddersfield, and then we have to see what’s happening in the future.”

Aiming for a top Premier League club and Champions League football is completely understandable and Billing knows that if he’s to have any chance of making that dream a reality, he needs to continue impressing for his current club.