He said the England U21 striker, who turned down a chance to play for the Super Eagles, deserves his chance with the Three Lions.
Elsewhere, Tottenham midfielder Harry Winks and Manchester United defender Ashley Young have maintained their spot in Southgate's squad following impressive performances in the Premier League and Champions League for the respective clubs. The 20-year-old has been promoted from Aidy Boothroyd's Under-21 side, whom he has captained in three of his four internationals.
"If I am asking club managers to be fearless and pick young players, then I think I have got to do the same".
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Having secured their place at Russian Federation 2018 last month, Southgate will begin attempts to form his 23-man squad for next summer with back-to-back friendlies as England's 2017 campaign concludes.
He has scored four goals in 10 appearances in the Premier League.
"These lads are players who, right through the age groups, have been recognised as being our best players and they're all playing well with their clubs and having a good impact".
"He's had an opportunity, played games, and obviously shown enough to get a first call-up".