As Hodgson prepares England to face Poland in the last step before World Cup 2014, Bent insists he still has hopes of making his mark for the Three Lions .
"I hope I can get into the World Cup squad," Bent told the People. "It's been a while since I was involved. If I score a few goals this season and Fulham do well then I will give myself a chance.
"I'm not looking too far ahead but if I have a good season I will give myself the best opportunity to be in the squad.
"I've said since I was a youngster that England players should be picked on form - so there is no reason why I can't be in one of the squads before the World Cup."
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