Jamie Carragher can help England win World Cup, says Liverpool boss Rafa Benitez

10 May 2010 10:52
Back in the frame? Jamie Carragher could pull on the England shirt again at this summer's World Cup

Rafa Benitez insists Liverpool defender Jamie Carragher can still do a job for England and can help them lift the World Cup this summer.

England boss Fabio Capello wants to name Carragher in his provisional 30-man squad on Tuesday if he agrees to come out of international retirement.

The Italian sees the 32-year-old as back-up in South Africa as England continue to struggle with form and injuries.

Benitez believes Carragher is the ideal alternative as he can play at centre-half and also as a full-back.

The Liverpool manager said: 'Carra is always fit and I think he will be a very good option for England.'They have centre-backs but they have had some problems. Carra can also play in two different positions. He can help England.

'I think he'll be in the squad and I say congratulations because I think it will be good for him.'

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Source: Daily_Mail