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Holt: I would love to play for England at Euro 2012

Holt: I would love to play for England at Euro 2012

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The Canaries captain claims he was always confident of scoring goals at the highest level, and is keen to test himself on the international stage this summer at Euro 2012

Norwich City striker Grant Holt has not ruled out the possibility of an unlikely England call up, and says that he would jump at the chance to represent his county at this summer’s Euro 2012.

The Canaries captain has played an integral role in his side's excellent first season back in the top flight, having notched up 13 goals in the Premier League so far, and is the highest scoring Englishman apart from Wayne Rooney, who will miss the first two games of the tournament due to suspension.

When asked whether he considers himself a contender for a call up, Holt told Sky Sports’ 'Goals on Sunday' program: “If it goes on form and goals [then maybe].

"People keep chucking stats at me but the only statistic that matters is if the manager that comes in picks me.

"It is only decided by one person and at the moment we don't know who is getting the job. I'll definitely take the opportunity up if someone picks me.

"I would love to do it and I'd do my very best.

"But I've just got to keep doing it for Paul Lambert and the team and see if [England] want to pick me."

Holt was keen to share the credit for his goal-scoring exploits with his teammates, claiming that his fellow players are the key to him continuing his prolific record from the lower leagues at the highest level.

"I'm very fortunate that I've got good players around me and if I have that I'll score goals at any level," he added.

"I'm not the most athletic person in the world but if you put a ball in there for me I'll do my best to finish. At this moment in time, the goals are coming and I'm enjoying it."

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