Frank: Dan the man for England

11 October 2011 09:41
Frank Lampard believes Chelsea team-mate Daniel Sturridge is the man to fill the gap in the England team left by Wayne Rooney's suspension.[LNB] Rooney - who was given a straight red card against Montenegro last week - has been told by England coach Fabio Capello he will not start another international until he has served his ban at the Euro 2012 finals.[LNB]And Lampard believes that Sturridge could be the perfect replacement for the Manchester United striker - starting in next month's friendly with world champions Spain.[LNB]"There is no doubt Daniel will break through at international level," Lampard said. "It's just a matter of when it happens for him.[LNB]"He can be a great player for Chelsea and for England. He has skill, unbelievable speed off the mark and he can finish. What more can you ask?[LNB]"He brings the excitement that supporters crave and his pace gives him the ability to beat his man and create a goal out of nothing."

Source: Team_Talk