Norwich midfielder Johnny Howson is hopeful he could get onto the radar of England boss Roy Hodgson with some good showings for the Canaries.
Howson was an avid England supporter as Hodgson's side beat Moldova and drew against Ukraine during the two-week international break, and he hopes he could be involved one day, alongside clubmate John Ruddy who has earned a place as back-up to England goalkeeper Joe Hart.
At 24 Howson has one Under 21 cap behind him and is encouraged by the youngsters, such as Liverpool's Raheem Sterling and Tottenham's Jake Livermore, getting a chance in Hodgson's squad.
Howson said: "It's good that they give the younger lads a chance, but for me it's about playing well for Norwich.
"I'm sure if you perform well in this league you will not be too far away. There are a fair few new players getting a chance for England. If we need anyone to take inspiration from here it is John Ruddy. Last season he had a terrific season and has been rewarded for that inter...