International Football

Does Aaron Lennon's Returned Form Signal a Selection Headache for Capello?

Chris SquirrellContributor IMarch 8, 2009

With the likes of David Beckham, Shaun Wright-Phillips, and Theo Walcott already at the disposal of England's right hand side, does the returned form of Aaron Lennon signal a welcomed selection headache for Fabio Capello?

Lennon, 21, was originally included in Sven Goran-Eriksson's England squad way back at the 2006 World Cup.

But since then he has struggled for form at club level and has failed to impress current England boss Fabio Capello.

However, a recent run of performances which have seen him score four goals in six games have sparked deserved credit from football fans around the country.

Is an England call up in the cards?

Tottenham manager, Harry Redknapp, had this to say on Lennon, "Aaron is in fantastic form; he's (Capello) seen him in the Carling Cup Final and against 'Boro."

"He must have a good chance of getting in the next squad if he plays like he is at the moment," the Spurs boss added.

Capello picks his next England squad in two weeks time for a friendly game against Slovakia at Wembley and then a tough World Cup Qualifier against Ukraine just four days later.

There are a lot of good English players who can play on the right hand side of the midfield, but surely, with his recent form, Lennon has a serious chance of making it into the next squad.

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