Wigan winger N’Zogbia declares: I want to play for England

Wigan Athletic winger Charles N'Zogbia has declared he wants to play for England.

Wigan Athletic winger Charles N'Zogbia has declared he wants to play for England.

N'Zogbia – who has recently qualified to play for the Three Lions after residing here since 2004 – is hoping his fine form this term has alerted England boss Fabio Capello.

He told the Wigan Observer: "I have been here for so long now I consider myself to be both French and English.

"I would definitely say 'yes' if England asked me. And I would be very happy to do so."

The youngster added: "I love English football and English life, and I have many friends here. It would be a big honour in my life, and I would be happy to do that if selected.

"I have spoken to my family about this and they all want the best for my career. And I would do my best to play for England."

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