Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger is happy England have qualified for the World Cup.

Roy Hodgson's side delivered at Wembley when it mattered and Wenger believes next summer's showpiece will be better for England's involvement.

"Overall, England came out of a stressful period in a positive way," he told Arsenal Player.

"I am very pleased for Roy Hodgson because I know how harsh the judgements can be on the national team here. A World Cup without England is not a World Cup. They dealt well with their last two opponents because Montenegro and Poland were tricky."

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