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Watford boss Mazzarri: Deeney deserves England call

Watford boss Walter Mazzarri says Troy Deeney deserves than England call.

Uncapped Deeney, 28, who signed a new five-year deal in the summer, has scored in successive victories over West Ham and Manchester United.

Italian Mazzarri said: "Of course he is international level."

Speaking through an interpreter, Mazzarri added: "I would be proud and really happy if Deeney went to the national team.

"He has improved physically and he is much fitter now. He is a strong striker - he just needs to look after his fitness.

"I respect the England manager and his decision, and I am biased as he is one of my players.

"The FA can call me with the help of an interpreter, but they haven't called up until now."

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