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Wilshere: Only English players should play for England

Just days after England manager Roy Hodgson admitted he was keeping an eye on Manchester United's new teen sensation Adnan Januzaj, England midfielder Jack Wilshere said he believed only English people should be able to play for the national team.

Jack Wilshere said he believes only players born in England should be allowed to represent the country. Credit: Press Association

Wilshere said:"The only people who should play for England are English people.

"If you live in England for five years it doesn’t make you English. If I went to Spain and lived there for five years I’m not going to play for Spain."


Wilshere: 'No reason why he can't do it'

The England and Arsenal Jack Wilshere has tweeted his support of Roy Hodgson as the new England manager:


Not many have the experience that Roy Hodgson, proved he is a top manager at international level so don't see no reason why he can't do it


For England....good choice in my opinion! Good luck and I hope I can help him in some way in the future! #3Lions #England


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