Manchester United midfielder Michael Carrick says the club's manager Sir Alex Ferguson does not put pressure on players to withdraw from international games.
There was controversy recently when Carrick's United team mate Rio Ferdinand pulled out of the England squad for World Cup qualifying fixtures in San Marino and Montenegro.
Ferdinand withdrew in order to stick to a specific fitness regime but it was also speculated that the possible disapproval of Ferguson may have been a factor in his decision.
However, Carrick told talkSPORT: "I have never had anything from the manager saying pull yourself out or anything in that manner, because it's not in his nature.
"We have got players here who travel the world to play international football. Chicharito (Javier Hernandez) goes to Mexico, Antonio (Valencia) goes back to Ecuador.
"If you have got the best players, or the better players, then international football is part of it.
"I don't see a club versus country row. There is obvious...