Manchester City striker Alvaro Negredo is determined to win a place in Spain's World Cup squad.

Negredo believes playing in England has boosted his chances.

"It would be fantastic to be the centre forward for Spain in the World Cup," he told the Manchester Evening News. "But there is a tremendous competition.

"You can only do your thing, play well, score goals and hope that the coach has an eye on you.

"I have adapted very well to England, both on and off the pitch. Yes, the weather is not like Sevilla, it rains a lot. This winter has been awful, but life is quiet and the people are very respectful."

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