Lennon said: "In Hooper we have a phenomenal player, not just his goals but his play in general was of a very high standard tonight.
"If you look at his record, he does score a lot of goals and it is the hardest thing to do, and he scores in the big games.
"He is a good footballer, an intelligent footballer, very quick over five or 10 yards, his touch is sublime at times.
"He has led the line brilliantly for us this season and I think he is good enough to play for England."
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