Martinez said: “You could never tell that he has played 502 games in the Premier League and he is a player who maybe doesn’t get the credit from the outside that he deserves.
"I wouldn’t say he has got anything to prove to England. He’s won the league, the FA Cup and played a big part with England. He’s still got a lot to offer. I don’t see why he shouldn’t play an important part for any team.
“Roy Hodgson has been very good with Ross Barkley, very good with Phil Jagielka and Leighton Baines. I’m sure he knows Gareth Barry can give him something different. He is an experienced international.”
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