Norwich signing Hooper: No England chance with Celtic

Norwich City signing Gary Hooper says he had to leave Celtic to fulfil his England hopes.

Norwich City signing Gary Hooper says he had to leave Celtic to fulfil his England hopes.

Hooper felt that at Celtic the opportunity for England recognition was limited, even though he came close to a call-up under Roy Hodgson earlier this year, only to be ruled out through injury.

"You don't really get a look in up there," Hooper said.

"Down here you've got more chance. The main thing is playing, getting on the pitch first, and doing what I do.

"To play for your country is anyone's dream, but my first dream is to play in the Premiership."

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