Frank Lampard has confirmed he will speak to England boss Roy Hodgson if his next career move threatened to take him outside Europe.
Despite his sensational form for Chelsea , which includes netting his 200th goal for the Stamford Bridge outfit against West Ham on Sunday, there has still been no offer of a contract extension.
It leaves Lampard's future beyond the end of this season in doubt.
Clearly, the 34-year-old will not be short of options.
Major League Soccer has been mentioned as one possible destination, whilst lucrative contracts are also available in the oil-rich Gulf States, in addition to the Far East.
Yet all those destinations would take Lampard away from England, and into a football arena of dubious quality.
The midfielder insists it is not an issue he has given much thought to at present.
However, when he does, Lampard intends to consult Hodgson.
"Whilst I am available for England I want to do my best to try and put myself in the squad," he said.
"If I am pl...