Football Association commission member Danny Mills believes trying to get Belgium-born Adnan Januzaj to play for England one day would be just a "quick fix to a long-term problem".
Former England defender Mills, who played at the 2002 World Cup finals under Sven-Goran Eriksson, has been asked to join FA chairman Greg Dyke's panel.
Dyke would be prepared to entertain the idea of Januzaj and other foreign-born players representing England if the rules allow it.
– Danny Mills speaking to TalkSPORT.
I don't agree with [Dyke on] that. I don't think he [Januzaj] should be able to play for England.
I think it is a quick fix to a long-term problem. If you start to do that, you actually detract from encouraging young English clubs to go and find English players.
What academies will do is bring in foreign players at the age of 13, 14 that have got potential and the by the time they are 18 they can play for England.
If you carry on going through where we are, in another 10 or 15 years England will struggle to qualify [for major tournaments] because there won't be enough players.