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Tottenham fullback Rose: I'm way off England call

Tottenham fullback Danny Rose has dismissed talk of an England call.

Despite playing a key role for a side aiming to qualify for next season's Champions League, Rose says it is unrealistic for him to have international ambitions.

He told the London Evening Standard: "I'm going to be honest: I don't see myself anywhere near the international squads. It's just how it is. Leighton Baines is quite rightly the first choice, then Ryan Bertrand is doing very well at Southampton. Kieran Gibbs and Luke Shaw are ahead of me, too, and I'm a big fan of Aaron Cresswell at West Ham.

"I don't see myself anywhere near. I was there at the start of the season through other people's injuries. It doesn't bother me. Tottenham is my top priority and as long as I do well for them I'll be very happy. Am I playing well enough to be in the squad? I'm not sure. I know I'm more consistent than last season, when I was a bit hit and miss, and I'm trying to put that right.

"I can do that by limiting the mistakes I make or trying to chip in with a goal or an assist here and there, so I've improved from last season. If I can get better season after season, then I will have a good career."

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