Shelvey performed a excellent thru-ball to separate his former workforce’s defence for Newcastle’s equalising function within the 1-1 draw the day past.
It used to be Shelvey’s first get started since being despatched off for Rafa Benitez’s aspect at the opening day of the season towards Tottenham.
And Souness believes the 25-year-outdated now has a robust likelihood so as to add to his six England caps.
“I’m going to say something daft but if he got his act together there would be a shout for him to get back into the England squad,” Souness mentioned.
“There are a number of midfielders who’re about ownership however he desires to harm you always [with a pass].
“A contemporary midfield participant will get away with homicide nowadays as a result of they’re allowed to head sideways and the stats say they’ve saved the ball all day.
“He has an edge to him, which I like in a participant.
“Sometimes he has greater than an edge and he has to get that out of his recreation.
“At 25 he will have to have discovered his lesson.
“There’s so much to like about him and he’s got so much to offer – he will stand up to someone, he has a pass, he has technique – but he has the exploding head he must control.”
Carragher performed with Shelvey at Liverpool when Rafa Benitez snapped up the teen from Charlton for simply £1.8million.
Although his time at Anfield used to be an inconsistent length, Carragher used to be inspired together with his angle.
“He has got a mentality about him where he’s not scared,” he mentioned.
“Sometimes Newcastle is simply too large for anyone and at Liverpool you’ll be able to say the similar.
“But when he performed for Liverpool he wasn’t scared to take a look at issues.
“He does not get daunted through the dimensions of the membership.
“He has moments [of madness] – there were lots together with for Liverpool.”
Newcastle signed Shelvey for £12m in 2015 and he used to be instrumental of their promotion to the Premier League remaining season.
He neglected simply 4 Championship video games whilst contributing 5 objectives.
“You take a look at the squad England have with the wounds in this day and age and they’ve workmanlike midfield gamers,” Carragher persevered.
“There’s only a few who see the go.
“Normally the ones gamers we wish to play a bunch 10 and the deeper ones are very protected.
“He is anyone who can play passes from deeper positions.
“That go these days used to be the most productive go of the weekend.”