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Bertrand pledges Grenfell support

17 June 2017 National Sport

Last Updated: 17/06/17 7:09pm

Ryan Bertrand will help victims of Wednesday's Grenfell Tower tragedy

Ryan Bertrand will help victims of Wednesday’s Grenfell Tower tragedy

England international Ryan Bertrand has pledged his services to the Grenfell Tower relief effort, by helping to find new homes for survivors.

The 27-year-old Southampton defender has taken to Twitter to explain he wants to help those affected by the fire disaster by doing more than just donating.

Fifty-eight people are missing and presumed dead with Metropolitan Police Commander Stuart Cund warning that the death toll could rise further.

Southwark-born Bertrand Tweeted: “I went to Grenfell Tower (on Friday). I want to help, not just donate. I can’t think of all the answers but I can do what I feel is needed.

“Starting with rehousing the victims, and making sure they don’t leave the W11 post code. And remain on the emergency housing list.

“Monday I will be around @RugbyPortobello putting this plan into action. From 10:30am until progress has been made.”

Earlier this week, Bertrand won his 14th England cap against France.

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