Portsmouth boss sings his England players praises

Harry Redknapp hailed his England quartet after the 3-0 defeat of Everton.

Jermain Defoe, Glen Johnson, David James and Peter Crouch all underlined their claims to be included in Fabio Capello's plans for the forthcoming World Cup qualifiers.

Pompey boss said, "I'd been waiting for Jermain to come good - him and Crouchie - and it was nice to see them link up together.

"I'm not sure what Mr Capello will do - he's got (Wayne) Rooney there - but he will be in the squad, I'm sure of that.

"Glen is such a good player that he can play anywhere. He's got everything you need as a right-back.

"Sometimes he can get a bit casual but in terms of ability, he's absolutely top class."

Redknapp continued: "The keeper is different class. That was a world-class save in the first half to keep us 1-0 up and then to save the penalty as well; he's a fantastic goalkeeper.

"It's nice to have some English players at the club. Lassana Diarra will also go and play for France as well, so we've got some good players here."

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