Krasniqi, who came through Harlequins' junior system after arriving in London as a youngster from Albania He made 10 Super League appearances this year and is hoping that this first taste of international action will help him become a regular in 2011.
It's been a bit of a rollercoaster for me really," he said. "I had an injury which kept me out of the first game against Australia but these things happen and trying to get into the team was real tough. There are a lot of players here who derserved a place in the side but I earned my spot. I'm not sure if a Harlequins player has ever done that in the Academy side before.
"I'm going to take pre-season seriouly now. I want to be an 18-year-old Super League player, there aren't too many of them about but I want to be one of them.