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Hodgson convinced of depth of English talent

England coach Roy Hodgson insists there's enough talent to fill his squad.

The former Fulham boss claimed England have enough quality players to challenge the world's top sides.

He said: "I hope that I will never been tripped into saying, 'well, we don't have enough players or there's not enough players good enough to play for England' because that would be a very sad indictment.

"I know there are a lot of foreigners in the league, but there's plenty of English ones. There were seven Englishmen playing for Manchester United the other day and they're top of the Barclays Premier League.

"I hope I'm not going to be tricked into saying that some time to disguise my disappointment in a defeat or to try and shift the blame to somebody else."

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