Jamie Vardy puts club over land, says Danny Murphy

Murphy: "Vardy is thinking about his club career, he does not think I'll do anything to play for England when the chance comes."

Last updated: 28/08/18 23:55

Danny Murphy thinks Jamie Vardy is putting a club in front of the country

Danny Murphy thinks Jamie Vardy is putting a club in front of the country

Danny Murphy thinks Jamie Vardy will put the club in front of the country after starting his international career with England.

The Leicester striker has been a regular at Gareth Southgate since he was named England coach in November 2016. Even though he has not completely closed the gates for his country, it is likely that he has played his last internationals in the 2018 World Cup.

Murphy, who played for England nine times, believes the decision was made to help the 31-year-old extend his club career at the highest level.

Continue The debateMurphy said, "He probably thinks ahead of time with the way he plays, he puts so much in. He relies on that sharpness and pace.

"I grew up and all I ever wanted to do was play for Liverpool, England was a bonus, it was one of the proudest days of my life and I was proud of it, but my team with English teams, I think it's one Mentality maybe in our country, that the club is a priority, it is more important what you do there.

Gareth Southgate with Vardy at the World Cup

Gareth Southgate with Vardy at the World Cup

"He's thinking about his club career, he does not think I'll do anything to play for England when the chance comes."

Meanwhile, Neil Lennon believes that Vardy England still has much to offer. Southgate should try to convince the striker, who has scored seven goals in 26 games for his country, to change his mind.

"He's 31 and he got into football late, so he could still have a lot in his legs," said the Hibernian manager. "He looks like he has a lot in his legs, his scoring record for England is very good and his scoring record for his club is very good.

The Leicester striker has been a regular in Southgate's squads since his appointment

The Leicester striker has been a regular in Southgate's squads since his appointment

"I'm sad for any retiring player, but for such a young boy, he still has so much to offer, I get all the personal things about his family, but I think it's England's loss. "

Finally, while Mail understands Sunday chief sports writer Oliver Holt Vardy's decision, he thinks that England lives very short in the attack ahead of England's Nations League opener against Spain on 8 September Sky Sports,

He said, "I understand it, but I think my regret is that we're not overly blessed with attacking talent, we're a bit thin on the ground in front."

When asked what would happen if Harry Kane was injured, he added, "I think if you try to look bright, you hope that Marcus Rashford gets a few more chances, but the basic answer is that we fight. "

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